The song figures in the most moving (for me) scene of one of my all-time favorite movies, Tender Mercies.

Country music fans can draw their own conclusions as to who inspired some of the characters.

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Robert Duvall's burnt-out drunk Mac Sledge surely borrowed from Lefty Frizzell.

Played by Robert Duvall.

28K views 4 years ago. Jul 19, 2006 · Robert Duvall gives one of his finest performances in the 1983 country music drama Tender Mercies. Robert Duvall sings "If you just hold the ladder baby".


. Tender Mercies — Mac Sledge is a down-and-out country singer battling alcohol and depression. .

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Some records are so good that they can change your life.

Mac Sledge. It was the first single released from the album.

. Mac Sledge : [singing] My head for awhile, I've decided to leave here forever.

The screenplay by Horton Foote focuses on Mac Sledge, a recovering alcoholic country music singer who seeks to turn his life around through his relationship with a young.
Bruce Beresford.



. Directed by Bruce Beresford / Starring Robert Duvall. PG.

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Mac Sledge : [singing] My head for awhile, I've decided to leave here forever.

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He won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of recovering alcoholic musician Mac Sledge in 1983’s Tender Mercies.