Join us as we celebrate the Academy Awards. Every day this week at 2:30 pm, we will be showing an Academy Awards standout from the past. Today we are celebrating the career of Meryl Streep with the screening of the 1979 film "Kramer vs. Kramer" (PG) starring Streep, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander, and Justin Henry.
Run time 1 hour 45 minutes.
"Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, 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."
Meryl Streep has been nominated for a record 21 Academy Awards over the course of her career thus far, and she has won three Academy Awards, including the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for this film. Kramer vs. Kramer was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won five.