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Suddenly Last Summer


Dir. Joseph Mankiewicz (1958).
Steamy, perverse, and ludicrously over-the-top, Joseph Mankiewicz’s beady-eyed adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s sexual gothic was the Hollywood scandal of 1958. Naïve boy-bait Liz Taylor goes one-on-one with Katherine Hepburn while shrink Montgomery Clift looks aghast.

Sat., Nov. 6, 8:15 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 27, 2010

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