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Status: Released

Runtime: 114

Budget: $3,000,000

Revenue: -

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

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  • 1960-01-26

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Alternative Titles

  • De repente, el último verano
  • Improvvisamente l'estate scorsa
Content Score: 100

5.5/10 (9 votes)


The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.


Suddenly, last summer, Cathy knew she was being used for something evil!


Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Writers: ,

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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor
as Catherine Holly

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn
as Mrs. Violet Venable

Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift
as Dr. Cukrowicz

Albert Dekker

Albert Dekker
as Dr. Lawrence J. Hocks…

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A review by John Chard

Talk is never cheap when sourced from Tennessee Williams.

Millionairess, Violet Venable is obsessed with her now dead son, Sebastian. Sebastian met his untimely end whilst on vacation with his cousin Catharine, an end that has sent Catharine almost to the edge of insanity. Violet, very concerned about Catharine and her hurtful ramblings, enlists brain surgeon Dr. Cukrowicz to see if he will perform a lobotomy on the poor girl, but as Cukrowicz digs deeper, motives and facts come crashing together to reveal something far more worrying.

As one expects from a Tennessee Williams adaptation, t... read the rest.

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