Thursday, November 18, 2010

Suddenly, last summer (1959) - Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Albert Dekker in Joseph L. Mankiewicz version of Tennessee Williams stage play

Rating 7.7/10
Runtime: 110 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053318/

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor ... Catherine Holly
Katharine Hepburn ... Mrs. Violet Venable
Montgomery Clift ... Dr. Cukrowicz
Albert Dekker ... Dr. Lawrence J. Hockstader
Mercedes McCambridge ... Mrs. Grace Holly
Gary Raymond ... George Holly
Mavis Villiers ... Miss Foxhill

Description: Wealthy and ferocious New Orleans matron, Mrs. Violet Venable (Katharine Hepburn), is determined to have her niece, Catherine Holly (Elizabeth Taylor), drastically lobotomized. Catherine tells about a horrifying past incident during a vacation trip that has made her breakdown and become totally mad. The stories are about the death of Sebastian, Mrs. Venable's son and failed poet. The wealthy dowager urges neurosurgeon Dr. John Cukrowicz (Montgomery Clift) to act as a psychiatrist in the case. He is called in to seek the truth, treat and interview Catherine, and determine whether drastic measures are necessary. Mrs. Venable suggests a lobotomy to excise the memory of the incident and prevent the mad ravings from occurring.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_SGgwRTA3TTQzOG8

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=83018795741446137521


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.09 GB, 2727 Kbps, 25 fps, 702x550 ~> 1020x550 (16:9), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 114
Audio : 151 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Romanian), posters and screenshots included