Sanctuary (1961)

NR 02/21/1961 (US) Drama 1h 30m
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From the Nobel Prize winner...the unadorned truth about the governor's daughter...seared by the fires of her desperate desires...tormented by the new-found emotions within her...


Director Tony Richardson's 1961 film adaptation of the William Faulkner tales "Sanctuary" and "Requiem for a Nun", set in the American South, stars Lee Remick as a governor's daughter who is raped by a bootlegger.

  1. Tony Richardson


  2. William Faulkner


  3. James Poe


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  1. Lee Remick

    Lee Remick

    Temple Drake

  2. Yves Montand

    Yves Montand

    Candy Man

  3. Bradford Dillman

    Bradford Dillman

    Gowan Stevens

  4. Harry Townes

    Ira Bobbitt

  5. Odetta

    Nancy Mannigoe

  6. Howard St. John

    Gov. Drake

  7. Jean Carson

    Jean Carson


  8. Reta Shaw

    Reta Shaw

    Miss Reba

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Original Language English

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