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101 Ratings

The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by Vincente Minnelli
United States, 1953
Comedy, Romance


Immediately after their marriage, Tacy persuades her husband Nicky to buy an extremely long caravan. Their illusions of a comfortable and ultra-modern life thanks to the trailer are in for a rude awakening as they encounter the real America…

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The Long, Long Trailer Directed by Vincente Minnelli

Critics reviews

Minnelli, as I mentioned here before, is a paradoxical filmmaker: by means of his splashy and sumptuous images, he delivers a surprisingly probing fascination with institutions and processes. Here he turns his attention to a primordial version of the institution: the implantation of new social order in the untamed frontier.
September 06, 2011
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