Cool Hand Luke
is a 1967
film which tells the story of a prisoner in a Southern prison camp who refuses to knuckle under to the system. It stars Paul Newman
, George Kennedy[?]
, J.D. Cannon[?]
, Lou Antonio[?]
, Robert Drivas[?]
, Strother Martin[?]
and Jo Van Fleet[?]
The movie was adapted by Donn Pearce[?] and Frank Pierson[?] from the novel by Pearce. It was directed by Stuart Rosenberg[?].
It won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (George Kennedy), and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Newman), Best Music, Original Music Score and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
The musical score, by Lao Schifrin[?], has been used for many years for the background music on several ABC television stations' news programs.
- Now what we have here is a failure to communicate.
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