Introduced by Jim Van Buskirk, author of Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations
John Huston adapts the Southern Gothic author Carson McCullers’s 1941 novel for the screen, starring Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. Repressed sexuality, forbidden desires, and violence simmer below the surface in this tale of a soldier and his wife contending with their unsatisfying marriage.
Print source: Swank Motion Pictures
Director: John Huston
Running time: 108 minutes
Country: United States
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