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Suddenly, Last Summer

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Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
United States, 1959
Drama, Mystery, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

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.

Synopsis

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.

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Suddenly, Last SummerDirected byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1960 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role
National Board of Review
1959 | Winner: Top Ten Films
Golden Globes (USA)
1960 | Winner: Best Actress - Drama
1960 | Nominee: Best Actress - Drama
David di Donatello Awards
1960 | Winner: Golden Plate

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