What's the Matter With Helen? Poster

Release Date: February 12th, 1999

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
After their sons are convicted of homicide in a highly publicized trial, Midwesterners Adelle (Debbie Reynolds) and Helen (Shelley Winters) begin receiving threatening phone calls and decide to begin their lives anew in Hollywood, Calif. They open a dance school for young girls, and, while the business succeeds, their troubles continue. Helen becomes dangerously neurotic and increasingly clings to Adelle, who longs to marry the wealthy parent (Dennis Weaver) of one of her students.

Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Dennis Weaver, Micheál MacLiammóir, Agnes Moorehead, Helene Winston, Peggy Rea

Director: Curtis Harrington

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Filmways Pictures

Keywords: Friendship, Cheeky, Small town, Son, Dark, 1970s


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