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4.1
1,119 Ratings

Bigger Than Life

Directed by Nicholas Ray
United States, 1956
Drama

Synopsis

When a suburban teacher and father (James Mason) is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug. This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family.

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Bigger Than Life Directed by Nicholas Ray

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