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2.6
17 Ratings

Mourning Becomes Electra

Directed by Dudley Nichols
United States, 1947
Drama

Synopsis

Eugene O’Neill’s updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamemer, Ezra Mannon, comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving daughter (Lavinia).

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Mourning Becomes Electra Directed by Dudley Nichols

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1948 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1947 | Winner: Best Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

1948 | Winner: Best Actress