About

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.

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Directed by

Irving Rapper

Written by

Casey Robinson (Screenplay)
Olive Higgins Prouty (Novel)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It happens in the best of families. But you'd never think it could happen to her!

Cast

Keywords

love cruise transformation mother daughter relationship nervous breakdown psychiatrist psychiatry middle age insecurity buenos aires, argentina spinster

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

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

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Max Steiner

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Gladys Cooper

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Bette Davis