About

A private school for young girls is scandalized when one spiteful student, Mary Tilford, accuses the two young women who run the school of having a lesbian relationship.

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Directed by

William Wyler

Written by

John Michael Hayes (Screenplay)
Lillian Hellman (Theatre Play)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One simple lie destroyed everything they had.

Cast

Keywords

teacher lgbt based on play or musical black and white lesbian relationship false accusation all girls school rumor libel suit

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Edward G. Boyle Fernando Carrere

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White