Photograph from Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) featuring Montgomery Clift (as Dr Cukrowicz) and Elizabeth Taylor (as Catherine Holly)

Suddenly, Last Summer

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| Film | | UK | B&W | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 54min |
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Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift

A homosexual poet’s young cousin goes mad when she see him raped and murdered by beach boys

The One They’re All Talking About!

Reviews (1)

Arty flashback talk-piece from a one-act play, padded out with much sub-poetic mumbo jumbo; it takes too long to get to the revelation, which is ambiguously presented anyway. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (12)

British actress, Elizabeth Taylor
Catherine Holly
Katharine Hepburn
Mrs Venable
Montgomery Clift
Dr Cukrowicz
Albert Dekker
Dr Hockstader
Mercedes McCambridge
Mrs Holly
Gary Raymond
George Holly
Mavis Villiers
Miss Foxhill
Patricia Marmont
Nurse Benson
Joan Young
Sister Felicity
Maria Britneva
Lucy
Sheila Robins
Dr Hockstader’s Secretary
David Cameron
Young Blonde Interne
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Screening soon at BFI Southbank

Photograph from Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) featuring Montgomery Clift (as Dr Cukrowicz) and Elizabeth Taylor (as Catherine Holly)
Suddenly, Last Summer
28th September at 3.15pm in NFT3
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Director

Joseph L Mankiewicz

Producer

Sam Spiegel

Writer

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Production companies


Columbia Pictures

Horizon Pictures (II)

Academy Pictures Corporation

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Photograph from Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) featuring Montgomery Clift (as Dr Cukrowicz) and Elizabeth Taylor (as Catherine Holly)
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) photograph (1) | Clift, Elizabeth Taylor