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3.8
848 Ratings

Suddenly, Last Summer

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
United States, 1959
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.

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Suddenly, Last Summer Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1960 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1959 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1960 | Winner: Best Actress - Drama

1960 | Nominee: Best Actress - Drama

David di Donatello Awards

1960 | Winner: Golden Plate

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