” for our evenings out.) Forty years ago it was socially acceptable to look askance at racially mixed couples.Now it’s politically correct to deride the combination of older men and younger women. To celebrate her 70th birthday, here’s a look back at a career full of choice performances: some wacky, others fearless, all Keaton-esque.
But she’s writing about her mother, Dorothy Keaton Hall, who died after a long bout with Alzheimer’s — possibly the most depressing illness that exists. Hall extensively kept journals throughout her life and Diane Keaton — have a tissue handy before you read the second half of this sentence — read her mother’s journals to her at the end of her life.The film famously ends on the door being closed on Kay: Who could forget how the actress made that moment so full of anguish and hurt?, Keaton had appeared with writer-director Woody Allen in a few films and on stage.Keanu Reeves and Amanda Peet co-star, with Frances Mc Dormand, Paul Michael Glaser, Jon Favreau, and Ka Dee Strickland playing key supporting roles.The film received generally favorable reviews For her performance Keaton earned a Golden Globe, a Satellite Award, as well as an Academy Award nomination and a SAG Award nomination for Best Actress, among other recognitions.