You can watch Ironweed online free from many streaming websites these days.
Note: This is an updated post.
It was written way back in year 2016, when you can watch the free movie “Ironweed” from Paramount Vault.
Then suddenly and sadly, Paramount has removed all the free full-length feature films.
Now it is all short movie clips and no complete movie to watch.
This book received the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Kennedy who also wrote the screenplay of this movie.
It ranked at number ninety-two on the Modern Library list of the 100 Best Novels written in English in the 20th Century.
Again this book is also included in the Western Canon of the critic Harold Bloom, under the Chaotic Age: A Canonical Prophecy.
The movie stars Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. With supporting roles by Carroll Baker, Michael O’Keefe, Diane Venora, Fred Gwynne, Nathan Lane and singer-songwriter Tom Waits.
This American drama film was nominated for both Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Nicholson) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Streep) in 1988.
Ironweed Movie Plot Summary
The story is set during the Great Depression. It is about the relationship of a homeless couple.
Francis Phelan, an alcoholic vagrant played by Jack Nicholson and Helen Archer, a terminally ill woman acted by Meryl Streep.
As the story goes, Francis Phelan is a washed-up baseball player. In 1910s, he deserted his family when he accidentally dropped his infant son and killed him.
In the film, you will assumed he was drunk at the time, when he killed his son.
It was until later in the story, he claims he was just tired. But he doesn’t understand why no one will believe in his story.
Since then, Phelan has been a bum, punishing himself. In 1983, he wanders back into his hometown of Albany on Halloween.
Watch Ironweed Online Free
As I have mentioned above, now you can still enjoy Ironweed over at many websites.
Just google watch Ironweed free online.
Or you can check out these two sites:
Disclaimer: Watch this movie at these websites at your own risk.