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Strange Interlude

Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
United States, 1932
Drama

Synopsis

After Nina Leeds finds out that insanity runs in her husband’s family, she has a love child with a handsome doctor and lets her husband believes the child is his.

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Strange Interlude Directed by Robert Z. Leonard

Critics reviews

The monologues drain the film of curiosity, suspense, surprise, and affect. There is no mystery in it. Everything is said, every question answered in advance. It must be one of the most absolutely explicit films ever made. Yet if we argue that poor works of art can have worthy historical influence, I’d submit Strange Interlude as Exhibit A. Its purpose was misguided, and it bungled achieving even that, but it threw up an important convention that would eventually enhance cinematic storytelling.
March 08, 2015
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What are people saying?

  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film Strange Interlude

    Who would have thought to see Clark Gable in a movie adapted from a Eugene O'Neill play ? Frankly, not me. This film is really a curiosity because director Robert Z. Leonard chose to let us hear what the characters were thinking before uttering their dialogues. The result is, well, interesting to say the least. Recommended to curious movie lovers.

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