Separate Tables
Separate Tables (1958)

Adapted from Terence Rattigan's play, this drama is set at a seaside hotel in post-World War II England. The film reveals the stories of several guests, including a self-proclaimed military hero, a spinster and her domineering mother, a… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

How do you assemble a wonderful ensemble and then waste their talents? Here's an example.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Very strong, controversial (for 1958) drama starring Hayworth, Kerr.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The well-made play and once well-thought of film seems to be lifeless when viewed today.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Drama com excelentes atuações (especialmente de Niven e Kerr), Vidas Separadas possui roteiro enxuto que extrai o máximo de sua galeria de personagens patéticos que buscam a dignidade.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Terence Rattigan's old-fashioned melodrama is well-acted by the entire ensemble. Surprisingly, it was nominated for Best Picture and garnered Oscars for David Nivel as a Major with fake identity and Wendy Hiller as the reserved hotel manager.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

A touching and absorbing movie that (thankfully) doesn't wrap everything up with a big, dumb, happy ending.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Little more than a glorified soap opera, one that belittles gossips and gossiping while diving headlong into the same, thereby allowing one both the pleasure of… More
John Ballantine
Niven once mentioned in his autobiography that he was never a great actor but he really comes to the fore in this tale of strangers coming together at a hotel… More
Red Lats
It is interesting to see some of the better movies of the 50's. I only watched this as the TV guide rated it 4 *'s. Can you imagine… More
Byron Brubaker
Another one that bored me. I couldn't get into it. I didn't know what the point of watching these different story lines was. I didn't think… More