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Log Lady's rating of the film Long Day's Journey Into Night

Much more understandable when you're familiar with the play. The length of the film is explained by the fact that O'Neill's text wasn't tampered with like so often Hollywood did to plays. The characters try to escape the situation in different ways, and Hepburn's portrayal is spot on as Mary, who takes drugs to disappear into herself. The moody cinematography adds to the oppressing atmosphere of frustration.