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A Streetcar Named Desire

PG| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, this renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski (Kim Hunter), and her husband, Stanley (Marlon Brando), in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

Cast: Marlon Brando , Vivien Leigh , Kim Hunter , Karl Malden , Rudy Bond , Nick Dennis , Peg Hillias , Wright King

Director: Elia Kazan

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Release Date: January 1st, 1951|2 hr. 2 min.

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