Screen legends Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford make movie magic as the captivating star-crossed lovers Katie Morosky and Hubbell Gardiner. Theirs is a classic love story sparked by the attraction of opposites, played out against the backdrop of American life during times of foreign war, domestic prosperity and McCarthy-era paranoia in Hollywood. Winner of two 1973 Academy Awards, THE WAY WE WERE is the timeless romance that cannot be forgotten.
Won: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score, Best Musicl Original Song, 1974 Academy Awards
Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Streisand), Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, 1974 Academy Awards
[Streisand is] the brightest, quickest female actress in movies today, inhabiting her characters with a fierce energy and yet able to be touchingly vulnerable.