The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker (1962)

Genres - Biography, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film  |   Release Date - May 23, 1962  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film about Anne Sullivan, blind tutor to Helen Keller, directed by Arthur Penn. The screenplay by William Gibson is based on his 1959 play of the same title, which originated as a 1957 broadcast of the television anthology series Playhouse 90. Gibson's original source material was The Story of My Life, the 1902 autobiography of Helen Keller.

The film went on to be an instant critical success and a moderate commercial success. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Director for Arthur Penn, and won two awards, Best Actress for Anne Bancroft and Best Supporting Actress for Patty Duke. The Miracle Worker also holds a perfect 100% score from the movie critics site Rotten Tomatoes.

Movie Info

Budget

$500,000

Box Office

$4,139

Themes

Tags

19th Century, Anne Sullivan, Film Based On Literature, Institution, Railway Station, Struggle, Tantrum, Teacher, True Stories, Tutor

Attributes

Based On: based on plays, The Story of My Life
Narrative Location: Alabama

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Alternate Titles

A csodatevő
HU
Ana de los milagros
AR, MX, PE
Anna dei miracoli
IT
Čudesni radnik
RS
Cudotwórczyni
PL
El milagro de Anna Sullivan
ES
Helen Kellers triumf
DK
Ihmeidentekijä
FI
Karanlığın içinden
TR
Kiseki no hito
JP
La maestra milagrosa
MX, PE, VE
Licht im Dunkel
AT, DE
Miracle en Alabama
CA, FR
Miracol la Alabama
RO
Miraklet
SE
Miraklet Helen Keller
NO
O Milagre de Anne Sullivan
BR, PT
The Miracle Worker
AU, CA, IN, PH, SG, AE, GB, US
To thavma tis Annie Sullivan
GR
奇跡の人(1962)
JP
奇迹创造者
CN
熱淚心聲
TW
미라클 워커
KR