"I don't want to need you, 'cause I can't have you."

Robert Kincaid

The Bridges of Madison County

Release Date: June 2, 1995

World-traveling National Geographic photographer Richard Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after they meet, they don't want to lose the love they've found.

Academy Award winners Meryl Streep—earning her 10th Oscar nomination for her work in the film—and Clint Eastwood—who also produces and directs—bring blazing star-power and powerful conviction to the lovers chronicled in this film based on Robert James Waller's rhapsodic bestseller.

The screenplay was adapted from the Waller novel by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, while Amblin Entertainment cofounder Kathleen Kennedy produced with Eastwood.

About the Film

About the Film

CAST
  • CLINT EASTWOOD,
  • MERYL STREEP
DIRECTOR
  • CLINT EASTWOOD
SCREENWRITER
  • RICHARD LAGRAVENESE
PRODUCERS
  • CLINT EASTWOOD,
  • KATHLEEN KENNEDY
CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • JACK N. GREEN
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
  • JEANNINE OPPEWALL
COSTUME DESIGNER
  • COLLEEN KELSALL
EDITOR
  • JOE COX
COMPOSER
  • LENNIE NIEHAUS