The Whales of August (30th Anniversary Special Edition)

Directed by Lindsay Anderson

Year: 1987
Running Time: 90
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
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The Whales of August (30th Anniversary Special Edition)

Cast
Bette Davis
Lillian Gish
Vincent Price
Ann Sothern
Mary Steenburgen
Margaret Ladd
Tisha Sterling
Harry Carey Jr.

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Directed by Lindsay Anderson


Screen legends Bette Davis (All About Eve), Lillian Gish (Duel in the Sun) and Vincent Price (Tales of Terror) unite their iconic talents in this beautifully photographed, intensely emotional drama that offers unexpected and quite marvelous rewards. Libby (Davis) and Sarah (Gish) are widowed siblings who have vacationed for half a century at a seaside cottage in Maine. Now in their eighties, the sisters have unexpectedly arrived at an impasse: While Sarah embraces change and the possibility of romance with a courtly Russian suitor (Price), the stubbornly bitter Libby rages at the inevitability of death. As the summer months wane, can Libby and Sarah rediscover the powerful bonds of memory, family and love? The stellar cast includes Ann Sothern (A Letter to Three Wives) in her Oscar-nominated performance, Harry Carey Jr. (3 Godfathers), Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard), Margaret Ladd (TV’s Falcon Crest) and Tisha Sterling (Coogan’s Bluff). The Whales of August features a wonderful screenplay by playwright David Berry (G.R. Point) based on his play and top-notch direction by the great Lindsay Anderson (O Lucky Man!, If….).

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