The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)

This first film directorial effort of actor Simon Callow is based on a novel by Carson McCullers -- which, in turn, was adapted for the stage by Edward Albee in 1964. Vanessa Redgrave plays a powerful Southern matriarch who, sequestered in… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 28, 1991
DVD Release Date: June 17, 1992
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Even if you can't quite swallow the material, it's a searing experience.

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