Baby the Rain Must Fall
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Baby the Rain Must Fall
Adapted by Horton Foote from his own play The Travelling Lady, Baby the Rain Must Fall stars Steve McQueen as a troube-prone country singer and Lee Remick as his estranged wife. Released on parole after serving time for knifing a man, McQueen returns to Remick and their young daughter Kimberly Block. When he proves incapable of supporting his family, McQueen's violent nature erupts once more, with catastrophic results. Don Murray costars as a compassionate sheriff who tries to keep McQueen from straying off course. Though it seems to go on forever when seen today, Baby the Rain Must Fall… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Foote's metaphors and psychological insights are so clearly delineated that there's little room for spontaneity, though the actors do what they can with the space they're given."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"Moving drama about a troubled man."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"This quiet rural melodrama, based on Horton Foote's stage play, features strong peformances from Steve McQueen, Don Murray and especially Lee Remick, but it is too understated and lacks narrative drive."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Atmospheric Mulligan production with effective McQueen and Remick."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
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