Period of Adjustment
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Period of Adjustment
Based on play by Tennessee Williams, this comedy chronicles the marital turmoil suffered by a newlywed couple. Fortunately, a good friend, a veteran of a failed marriage, shows up to save them.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Period of Adjustment is lower case Tennessee Williams, but it also illustrates that lower case Williams is superior to the upper case of most modern playwrights."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Based on Tennessee Williams first conscious effort to write a straight conventional comedy, this verbose screen version, starrig the young Janes Finda, is disappointingly directed by George Roy Hill."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"All in all, it's an appealing mix, even if the shifts in tone seem to unsettle cast and director alike. First-rate performances, though, especially from Fonda, as a wide-eyed Southern belle."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"It veered wonderfully between adult comedy and poignant tender moments."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"If anyone else but Williams had written this stage play, it might have been hailed by everyone."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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