Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer

Director – Robert Benton

The film took almost all the Oscars that year. It was like the Grammy’s of 2012 of 1970’s. The title ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ refers to the till – date famous courtroom drama between a couple who fight for the custody of their only son. Meryl Streep plays a mentally estranged and unhappy married woman whose only to reason to live that life is for the sake of her son. But when the lines of her patience and forbearance reaches its limits, she leaves her family to figure out her own life. Meanwhile, Dustin Hoffman who plays the lead and eventually wins an Oscar for doing so,is a workaholic in an advertising agency – one of the main reasons why his wide left him and has to take care of his 8 year old son, Billy. The characters don’t only talk to each other, they literally talk their hearts out! And the entire experience of watching it on screen is too amazing.