Suddenly last summer

United States, 1959

Film
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From a Tennessee Williams play, an outrageous, melodramatic piece touching on madness, homosexual prostitution, incest, disease and cannibalism. Stars Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift. Adapted for the screen by Gore Vidal.

Credits

director

Joseph L Mankiewicz

producer

Sam Spiegel

production company

Columbia Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:50:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

36246

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Drama

Drama → Melodrama

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Coming out (Sexual orientation)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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