A first-rate adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic tale of a woman trapped in a man's world. The film is essentially a screen rendering of the successful 1971 Broadway production, a play produced by Elkins, starring his wife, Bloom, and written by Garland and Hampton. All of the above
reproduce their efforts for the screen. The film, which uses almost all indoor locations, was shot after only two weeks of rehearsals. The story centers on Bloom, the pampered wife of a stuffy bank manager, Hopkins, whose attention to decorum outweighs his love for his wife. Suspense and conflict
arise out of Hopkins' illness, which requires him to travel to a warmer climate to recuper...