About

An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

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Directed by

Richard Brooks

Written by

Tennessee Williams (Writer)
Richard Brooks (Screenplay)
James Poe (Screenplay)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Just one pillow on her bed ... and just one desire in her heart!

Cast

Keywords

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color

Oscar nomination for Best Picture