Beyond the Forest
Beyond the Forest (1949)

In this film, Rosa, the self-serving wife of a small-town doctor, gets a better offer when a wealthy big-city man insists she get a divorce and marry him instead. Soon she demonstrates she is capable of rather deplorable acts -- including… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 27, 1991
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Emanuel Levy
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Davis excels as the passionate but stranded housewife who describes her suffocating community as "a two train a day town." The expression What a Dump, which Liz Taylor repeats in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf comes from this Vidor-directed melodrama.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Bombastic melodrama.

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Stella Dallas
a true camp classic. bette's performance as one of the most twisted and evil of all femme fatale in filmdom has to be seen to be believed. i can't… More
jay nixon
Wild lurid junk with Bette consuming whole portions of the scenery whole to try and save it.