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Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
When Charlotte Bronn (Jean Simmons) returns home from a mental institution, having been committed after having a nervous breakdown, she must adapt to life on the outside with the help of her husband, Arnold (Dan O'Herlihy). The problem is that Charlotte's stepmother (Mabel Albertson) and stepsister (Rhonda Fleming) attempt to undermine Arnold. Because of her difficult home life, Charlotte ends up having an affair with college professor Jake Diamond (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.).

Cast: Jean Simmons, Dan O'Herlihy, Rhonda Fleming, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Mabel Albertson, Michael Dunne, Joan Weldon, Joanna Barnes

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Relationships, Love, Wife, Marriage, 1950s, Husband, Escape, Dark, Transformation


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama