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Suddenly, Last Summer

Trouble ensues when the only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies. His cousin Catherine, who vacationed with him, is deeply affected by the death and Violet wants her lobotomized to cover up the truth of her son's mysterious death.

Suddenly, Last Summer
Released:
December 22, 1959

Cast:

Elizabeth Taylor
Katharine Hepburn
Montgomery Clift

Director:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Producer:
Sam Spiegel

Written by:
Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams

Distributor:
Columbia Pictures

Budget:
$3,000,000

Box Office:
$6,375,000

Awards:

Academy Award (Nominated) - Best Actress in a Leading Role (Elizabeth Taylor)
Academy Award (Nominated) - Best Actress in a Leading Role (Katharine Hepburn)
Academy Award (Nominated) - Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Black and White (Oliver Messel, William Kellner, Scott Slimon)



Rotten Tomatoes Score:
69