Suddenly, Last Summer

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A brilliant brain surgeon's treatment of a young girl's neuroses uncovers a dark family history that her wealthy aunt wants to bury forever.
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A brilliant brain surgeon's treatment of a young girl's neuroses uncovers a dark family history that her wealthy aunt wants to bury forever.

Original Release

12/22/1959

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Cast

Albert Dekker Dr. Hockstader
Elizabeth Taylor Catherine Holly
Katharine Hepburn Mrs. Venable
Mercedes McCambridge Mrs. Holly
Montgomery Clift Dr. Cukrowicz
Gary Raymond George Holly
Mavis Villiers Miss Foxhill
Patricia Marmont Nurse Benson
Joan Young Sister Felicity
Maria Britneva Lucy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writers

Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams

Cast

Albert Dekker Dr. Hockstader
Elizabeth Taylor Catherine Holly
Katharine Hepburn Mrs. Venable
Mercedes McCambridge Mrs. Holly
Montgomery Clift Dr. Cukrowicz
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
Gore Vidal Audience Member at Operation
Ian Wilson Patient
Rita Webb Asylum Patient
Eddie Fisher Street Urchin (uncredited)
Julián Ugarte Sebastian Venable
Beatrice Shaw Elderly Lady
Sheila Raynor Mother of Young Patient
Sandra White Young Patient

Producers

Sam Spiegel Producer

Editors

William Hornbeck, Thomas Stanford

1960 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Nominated
1960 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Won
1960 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
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