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Green Card fuses the template of a light romantic comedy with a classic fish-out-of-water scenario. In order to retain her beautiful rent-controlled Manhattan apartment, a beautiful, socially-conscious American woman (Andie MacDowell) has to be married, so she decides to marry a burly French composer (Gerard Depardieu), who is eager to earn a green card so he can stay and work in America. After the marriage, the couple doesn't live together, but when the government's Immigration agents begin to investigate the pair, they are forced to put up a charade to convince the authorities that they are truly in love. Of course, the charade eventually becomes reality. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

  • Release date:December 23, 1990

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Andie MacDowell Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 1990 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Peter Weir Best Original Screenplay 1990 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Peter Weir Best Original Screenplay 1991 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Gérard Depardieu Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 1990 Winner

Cast

Gérard Depardieu
as Georges
Andie MacDowell
as Bronte Parrish
Bebe Neuwirth
as Lauren
Gregg Edelman
as Phil
Robert Prosky
as Bronte's Lawyer
Jessie Keosian
as Mrs. Bird
Ethan Phillips
as Gorsky
Mary Louise Wilson
as Mrs. Sheehan
Lois Smith
as Bronte's Mother
Conrad McLaren
as Bronte's Father
Ronald Guttman
as Anton
Danny Dennis
as Oscar
Stephen Pearlman
as Mr. Adler
Victoria Boothby
as Mrs. Adler
Ann Wedgeworth
as Party Guest
Stefan Schnabel
as Party Guest
Anne Shropshire
as Party Guest
Simon Jones
as Party Guest
Sarah Essex
Ed Feldman
as Taxi Driver
Abdoulaye N'Gom
as Street Beggar
Malachy McCourt
as Party Guest
Emily Cho
as Party Guest
John Spencer
as Harry
Ann Dowd
as Peggy
Novella Nelson
as Marriage Celebrant
John Scanlan
as House Committee
Vasek Simek
as Maitre D'
Christian Mulot
as Waiter
Francis Dumaurier
as Waiter
Ernesto Gasco
as Butler
Jeb Handwerger
as Oscar's Child
Conrad Roberts
as Taxi Driver
Chris Odo
as Immigration Supervisor
Michele Nevirs
as Immigration Clerk
Rick Aviles
as Vincent
Clint Chin
as Flower Seller
John Scanlan
as House Committee
Jeb Handwerger
as Oscar's Child
Michele Nevirs
as Immigration Clerk
Conrad Roberts
as Taxi Driver
Abdoulaye N'Gom
as Street Beggar
Francis Dumaurier
as Waiter
Emily Cho
as Party Guest
Chris Odo
as Immigration Supervisor
Ed Feldman
as Taxi Driver
Malachy McCourt
as Party Guest
Rick Aviles
as Vincent
Ann Dowd
as Peggy
Ernesto Gasco
as Butler
Vasek Simek
as Maitre D'
Christian Mulot
as Waiter
John Spencer
as Harry
Novella Nelson
as Marriage Celebrant

Crew

Peter Weir
Director
Peter Weir
Screenwriter
Geoffrey Simpson
Cinematographer
Hans Zimmer
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Stewart
Songwriter
Wendy Stites
Production Designer
Duncan Henderson
Co-producer
Peter Weir
Co-producer
Jean Gontier
Co-producer
Ira Halberstadt
Associate Producer
Ed Feldman
Executive Producer
Ted Glass
Set Designer
John H. Anderson
Set Designer
Marilyn Matthews
Costume Designer
Pierre Gamet
Sound/Sound Designer
Dianne Crittenden
Casting
Marie-France Vassel
Makeup
Sharon Ilson
Makeup
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