The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Based on the William Inge play, this is really more a series of vignettes about the crises in an Oklahoma family during the 1920s. Over the course of the film, each family member's story is played out.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 22, 1960
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Emanuel Levy

This version of William Inge's family melodrama is verbose and lacks subtlety, but the acting is good, especially Shirley Knight who received her Oscar nomination.

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