The Incredible Sarah Poster

Release Date: 1976

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
The legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt's (Glenda Jackson) unconventional life and career are examined in this biopic. At an audition in 1860, the teenage Bernhardt proclaims herself the greatest actress of her time. Her career blossoms, as does her private life. But art and life don't stay balanced, much to the frustration of her lovers. The eccentric Bernhardt eventually does marry another actor (John Castle), but it's her life on stage that ultimately gives her the most satisfaction.

Cast: Glenda Jackson, Daniel Massey, Yvonne Mitchell, Douglas Wilmer, David Langton, Simon Williams, John Castle

Director: Richard Fleischer

Genres: Biography

Keywords: France, Quest, Transformation, Love, Love interest, Engaging, Rise


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