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King Vidor United States, 1952

Jason's rating of the film Ruby Gentry

Loathsome contemporary-types w/ a propensity for snickering at old movies will doubtlessly find much to guffaw at in RUBY GENTRY, and I will concede that Jennifer Jones and Charlton Heston are not strong actors and tend to benefit when they dial it back a little. However, I can think of few movies made anywhere by anybody EVER that have subtexts this delicious. Marx + Freud and a little Sophocles. Truly fascinating.