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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson View All


Crew

Richard Brooks (Screenplay), Richard Brooks (Director), Tennessee Williams (Writer), James Poe (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 20th, 1958
Runtime: 1 hour, 48 minutes
An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away, having failed to come to terms with his sexuality and his real feelings for his football buddy who died after an ambiguous accident. His wife is crucified by her desperation to make him desire her: but he resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
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