- 84 min
- Directed by: Gregory La Cava
- Cast: Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer, Joan Bennett, Joel McCrea
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
The flow of life at a progressive psychiatric hospital is disturbed by the arrival of the conservative new superintendent and his sister. This unusual melodrama, one of the first Hollywood films to deal with mental illness, is one of La Cava’s most visually arresting works.
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Reviews & features
Gregory La Cava Retrospective28 Jun 2012
A look at the glamour, irreverence and eccentricity of the under-appreciated Hollywood director
It’s touching somehow that Nora Ephron’s sad death coincided with the arrival of a Gregory La Cava retrospective at EIFF and Filmhouse. His masterworks of screwball action and improvised banter occupy just the sort of eternal Old Hollywood cocktail hour…
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 Day Planner25 Jun 2012
Day-by-day highlights of the 2012 EIFF
List film editor Gail Tolley selects the highlights of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. You can catch every one of these films in the order they’re listed.
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