The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)

Vivien Leigh plays Karen Stone, a middle-aged actress whose career is in a tailspin. To assuage her hurt feelings, Karen goes on a vacation to Rome with her husband, who dies en route. Her best friend (Coral Browne) compassionately arranges… More

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Release Date: May 2, 2006
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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

As the aging actress, Vivien Leigh is good but Warren Beatty is miscast as the gigolo in this weak screen adaptation of Tennessee William's novella.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The tagline says that they called it love and it was for sale, to which the appropriate response is that one hopes they kept the receipt.

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Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

The prose is so purple and the tone so overripe that ... what wants to be mature, sensual romance-novel boilerplate becomes instead a plodding exercise in intriguingly cast camp.

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Stefanie C
A very real side of Roman life is shown in this film ~ love for sale. In the train station or on the beaches of Ostia, the ragazzi barter with male or female… More