Suddenly, Last Summer

Suddenly, Last Summer
  • 1959
  • US
  • 1h 54min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joseph L Mankiewicz
  • Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift

Catherine (Taylor) is dramatically traumatised after witnessing the death of her cousin in Spain. The cousin's Mother (Hepburn) can't stand to hear the facts of the boy's death and instead insists that the wittering Catherine be labotomised. Luckily, the obliging brain surgeon Dr Cukrowicz (Clift) is only interested in uncovering guilty family secrets.

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Suddenly Last Summer

16 Oct 2008

Andy Arnold directs this revival of Tennessee Williams’ shocking one-act play about the terrifying Violet Venable’s attempts to have her niece lobotomised in order to prevent her revealing the truth about her son Sebastian’s sexual proclivities. The…

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