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Release Date: 1966

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
In this film adaptation of a Tennessee Williams play, Alva (Natalie Wood) is a radiant Southern belle who clashes with her oppressive mother, Hazel (Kate Reid). Hazel is trying to force Alva to take an affluent husband, but the young woman has eyes for Owen Legate (Robert Redford), a handsome city slicker visiting their tiny Mississippi town. Hazel disapproves of Owen and forces him to stop seeing her daughter. In an act of revenge, Alva takes up with her mother's beau, J.J. (Charles Bronson).

Cast: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid, Mary Badham, Robert Blake, Alan Baxter, Dabney Coleman

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Seven Arts Productions

Keywords: Mother, Temptation, Revenge, Love triangle, Forbidden love, Rivalry, Melodramatic, 1930s, Small town


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