About

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

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Directed by

Elia Kazan

Written by

Tennessee Williams (Screenplay)
Oscar Saul (Screenplay)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

...Blanche, who wanted so much to stay a lady...

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship rape southern usa violent husband new orleans loss of sense of reality light bulb expectant father sibling-in-law sibling-in-law re brother-in-law middle aged woman sister sister relationship

Photos

Lists

#708 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#47 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

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

Awards

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White George James Hopkins Richard Day

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Vivien Leigh

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Karl Malden

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role