Show Business: Gillooly Doesn't Live Here Anymore

One whole wall in Actress Ellen Burstyn's Hudson Valley house is covered with nomination certificates. "No awards, mind you. Just nominations." Burstyn exaggerates a bit; she won New York and National Film Critics' awards for The Last Picture Show. Two of the other citations are Academy Award nominations for Picture Show and The Exorcist. But despite such well-deserved recognition, Burstyn's 17-year career has stopped just short of fame.

Now, at 42, she has made a movie that can only be considered a vehicle for its female lead. A rarity in today's male-dominated film market, Alice Doesn 't Live Here Anymore (TIME, Feb....

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