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Release Date: September 28th, 2003

DVD Release Date: June 1st, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
In this psychological drama, Virginia Cunningham (Olivia de Havilland) is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband, Robert (Mark Stevens), she is treated by Dr. Mark Kik (Leo Genn), who is determined to get to the root of her mental illness. As her treatment progresses, flashbacks depict events in Virginia's life that may have contributed to her instability.

Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn

Director: Anatole Litvak

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Marriage, Love, Transformation, Emotional, Fall, Husband, Gripping, 1940s


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Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
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Nominated Best Motion Picture
Winner Sound Recording
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)