GenreDocumentary Narrated byPolly Holliday CountryUnited States
Andy Kolker Release dateJuly 5, 1988 (1988-07-05) DirectorsLouis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker CastMolly Ivins, Robert Klein, Polly Holliday, Trey Wilson Similar moviesAndrew Kolker and others directed American Tongues and Getting Back to Abnormal
TaglineA film about the way we talk
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American Tongues is a 1988 sociolinguistic documentary examining American English dialects and accents and perceptions thereof.
It was produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker. The Center for New American Media won a Peabody Award for the film in 1987.