Screening in Honour of International Women’s Day – March 6, 9, 11!
In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back. From the 3x Oscar winning director of Mrs. Miniver, The Best Years Of Our Lives, and Ben-Hur! Starring 2x Oscar winner Bette Davis, Oscar winners Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp, and Fay Bainter!
Academy Awards: Best Actress (Bette Davis), and Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter) award winner. Also nominated for: Best Picture, Cinematography, and Music!
Venice Film Festival: Special Recommendation award winner, and Best Foreign Film nominee!
National Film Preservation Board, USA: Incucted to the National Film Registry in 2009!
“Director William Wyler and Warner Bros’ Studios brilliantly fashioned the superb character study with superior production values. ” (Filmsite)
“a really outstanding screen triumph for Bette Davis. She plays an emotional role that calls for running the gamut of emotions, and she handles the part with consummate artistry.”” (Film Daily)
“”Powerful dramatic entertainment” (Harrison’s Reports)