About

The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. Regina Giddons née Hubbard has her daughter under her thumb. Mrs. Giddons is estranged from her husband, who is convalescing in Baltimore and suffers from a terminal illness. But she needs him home, and will manipulate her daughter to help bring him back. She has a sneaky busines...

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Directed by

William Wyler

Written by

Niven Busch (Storyboard)
Lillian Hellman (Screenplay)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

...the film version of the stage hit, as the ruthless beauty whose ambition spelt the doom of three men

Cast

Keywords

train family relationships bathroom money southern usa bank railway station business apple embezzlement sibling-in-law sibling-in-law re man slaps a woman

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White Howard Bristol Stephen Goosson

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Daniel Mandell

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture