A Rose for Emily

United States, 1982

Film
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When Miss Emily Grierson, the town’s aristocrat, was young, her tyrannical father drove her suitors away. After his death, Emily succumbed to the advances of a man beneath her station and this film shows the consequences of this event. This film is a twentieth century Gothic tale dealing in the mysterious and the macabre and is of interest to both film and literature classes. Stars Angelica Huston and John Carradine and adapted from the short story by William Faulkner. Narrated by John Houseman.

Credits

director

Lyndon Chubbuck

co-producer

H Kaye Dyal

Lyndon Chubbuck

production company

Chubbuck Cinema Company

Language

English

Duration

00:26:17:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33679

Subject categories

Adaptations

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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