About

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.

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Directed by

William Wyler

Written by

John Huston (Screenplay)
Robert Buckner (Screenplay)
Abem Finkel (Screenplay)
Clements Ripley (Screenplay)
Louis F. Edelman (Screenplay)
Owen Davis (Theatre Play)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The South's Greatest Romance

Cast

Keywords

female protagonist southern usa love of one's life louisiana self-destruction new orleans, louisiana pride southern belle vanity epidemic yellow fever

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#79 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Bette Davis

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Ernest Haller

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring Max Steiner