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Sissy Spacek was directed by her husband Jack Fisk in 1981's Raggedy Man. Spacek plays a divorced mother of two who tries to go it alone in mid-1940s Texas. Shunned by the "respectable" townsfolk because of her marital breakup, Spacek must endure the unwanted attentions of every low-life man in the community. Enter Eric Roberts, a young sailor who becomes both friend and protector to Spacek and her sons. Once Roberts is called to active duty, however, Spacek is supposedly left at the mercy of the menacing "raggedy man"-a scuzzy ragpicker, played by Sam Shepard, whose intentions aren't what they seem. Leisurely paced for most of its running time, Raggedy Man takes a disturbing violent turn in its last half hour. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sissy Spacek Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 1981 Nominee

Cast

Sissy Spacek
as Nita
Eric Roberts
as Teddy
William Sanderson
as Calvin
Tracey Walker
as Arnold
Henry Thomas
as Harry
R.G. Armstrong
as Rigby
Sam Shepard
as Bailey
Lupe Juarez
as Crescencio, the barkeeper
Marvin Gardner
as Pilot
Suzi McLaughlin
as Jean Lester
James Harrell
as Ticket Taker
Ed Geldart
as Mr. Calloway
Joe Finnegan

Crew

Jack Fisk
Director
William D. Wittliff
Producer
Burt Weissbourd
Producer
Terry Nelson
Producer
William D. Wittliff
Screenwriter
Ralf Bode
Cinematographer
Jerry Goldsmith
Composer (Music Score)
Edward Warschilka
Editor
Joe Tompkins
Costume Designer
Bette Iverson
Hair Styles
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