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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Jugu Abraham's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Very creditable performances, cinematography, and screenplay. Bancroft's best film--she deserved the Cannes award for this role.

  2. Dignan's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    "Just go on with the pills, will you?... I'm off to Tenerife on Friday for a spot of water skiing."

  3. joey Noodles's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Who wouldn't want to watch a film with a title like this?

  4. FilmStillLives's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    really stunning film of a subdued nature, all the while the intensity of emotions of the narrative hits you very hard. incredible performance by anne bancroft; her face, in collaboration w/ jack clayton's direction & visual style, constitutes the principal landscape. highly important but under-seen 1960s film!

  5. Knut Morte's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Peter, Peter pumpkin eater, had a wife but couldn't keep her! He put her in a pumpkin shell, and there he kept her very well!

  6. CRISTIANO's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    This great movie is finally out on DVD. Buy it here http://www.moviemail-online.co.uk/film/dvd/The-Pumpkin-Eater/ You can also watch the movie on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=E2B1C61993AE511F&search_query=pumkin+eater+1964

  7. Howard Fritzson's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Jack Clayton had such interesting casting ideas. Bancroft, here, and Simone Signoret in "Room At The Top." You would think that they would not have been the obvious choices but they both work brilliantly.

  8. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    apparently, getting back to the reckless fertility of nature does not lead one to refinement, but to a "beastly" underdevelopment of senses and eclipse of reason. the body as a vehicle, and child bearing as ceaseless defense against the outer world. though, i guess there are thousands of other ways to get idiotic, than turning oneself into a bacterially divisive child machine.. doris lessing would have a word to say.

  9. Cinema Omnivore's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Anne Bancroft is so so great in this one, an underrated film with a heady impact! an 8/10 my review: http://lasttimeisawdotcom.wordpress.com/2012/06/11/last-film-i-saw-the-pumpkin-eater/

  10. Martin Wilson's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Could easily have become maudlin tosh but not with Clayton's sense of nuance and heightened sensibility. All the performances are brilliant including James Mason's slimy turn and a young MILDRED ROPER - a scene stealing Yootha Joyce. Clayton wasn't prolific but his best films always refresh my love for this art form. Sublime score by GEORGES DELERUE. He is the only film composer whose music I listen to, on its own.

  11. nicolas perge's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Once you have seen this movie it haunts you for a while. Your life melts into it. Beware.

  12. axsaxs's rating of the film The Pumpkin Eater

    Bleak, but worth it for Bancroft's performance. Should be released by Criterion.