Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke (1961)

In this film, based on Tennessee Williams' Broadway play, Alma Winemiller lives a spinsterish existence in her WWI-era Mississippi hometown. Alma carries a torch for her handsome next-door neighbor, Dr. John Buchanan. However, the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 30, 1991
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Emanuel Levy

This screen version of Tennessee Williams's noted play is poorly directed (it' still theater), but it's well acted by Geraldine Page

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jay nixon
Moody, stage bound drama with some typical Williams touches has a heavy gothic atmosphere and good performances to recommend it. Geraldine Page conveys the… More
Jim Hunter
A Southern belle longs for a doctor who pays more attention to desires of the flesh than Southern social mores. It's rare for me to find a superficial… More
John Ballantine
Most Williams conversions to the screen have been fabulous but this one is a let down. There are elements to the directing I think that don't allow for the… More