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Suddenly, Last Summer

1959 Rated NR 1hr 53m

In Tennessee Williams's tale of sexual repression set in 1937 New Orleans, rich widow Mrs. Venable (Katharine Hepburn) is distraught over the death of her son Sebastian during his vacation to Europe, where the two had traveled together every summer. This time, Sebastian had taken his cousin Catherine (Elizabeth Taylor), who appears to go mad the day Sebastian dies. Dr. Cukrowicz (Montgomery Clift) is called in to assess her mental state.

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Movie Details

1960 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
1960 Academy Award®
Adult content, adult language, mild violence.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1


Chinese Simplified, Korean, Spanish (Neutral), English, Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Trailer, cast/crew biographies, production info, production stills, vintage advertising, enhanced for 16x9 TVs