Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
A Stanley Jaffe Production
Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
"Kramer vs. Kramer" is a 1979 American family courtroom drama film written and directed by Robert Benton, based on Avery Corman's novel. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander and Justin Henry. It tells the story of a couple's divorce and its impact on everyone involved, including the couple's young son.
Release date: December 19, 1979
Director: Robert Benton
Screenplay by: Robert Benton
Based on: The novel, "Kramer vs. Kramer" by Avery Corman
Music by: Paul Gemignani, Herb Harris, John Kander, Erma E. Levin, Roy B. Yokelson, Antonio Vivaldi
Cinematography: Néstor Almendros
Edited by: Gerald B. Greenberg
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Justin Henry, Jane Alexander, Howard Duff, George Coe, JoBeth Williams
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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