The Madwoman of Chaillot
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The Madwoman of Chaillot
Taken from the popular play by Jean Giraudoux, The Madwoman Of Chaillot has an international all-star cast, but the final result falls short despite the talents of the celebrated thespians. The madwoman in question is the extremely eccentric Countess Aurelia (Katherine Hepburn). Roderick (Richard Chamberlain) is the peace-loving activist who, along with a local rag picker (Danny Kaye), warns the Countess of a plot to destroy the city. A quartet of villains led by the Chairman (Yul Brynner) are after the oil reserves that bubble under the water supply. Along with the Broker (Charles Boyer), the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fascinating star-studded mess, but a mess all the same."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A tremendously talky effort featuring a ton of stars. One of two films I tried to sit through, but couldn't."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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