All I Desire
All I Desire (1953)

Estranged from her family, actress Stanwyck visits her small hometown and happens to see her daughter in a school play. Moved by the experience, she strives to convince them that she desires to live with them again. This won't prove an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 12, 1995
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Sean Axmaker

The dark corners in [Douglas] Sirk's America are first explored in All I Desire...

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Derek Smith
Cinematic Reflections

[It] may be the most ironic statement on the disturbing allure of 50s suburbia that Sirk ever made.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Sustained by wonderful performances, especially by Barbara Stanwyck, the story is engaging and develops in unexpected ways

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Dennis Schwartz
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All the flaws cannot be attributed to Sirk, who does fine work slicing up small-town America's bourgeois life.

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