This made-for-TV version of Tennessee Williams' classic play is little more than a photographed recording of the Broadway revival starring Jessica Lange.
On a leave of absence from the school where she teaches, Blanche DuBois (Jessica Lange), arrives in the French quarter of New Orleans for a visit with her pregnant sister, Stella (Diane Lane), and her husband, Stanley (Alec Baldwin). Stella is shocked to learn that their family estate has been
lost to creditors. Blanche's reluctance to provide details and her expensive wardrobe arouse Stanley's suspicions.
Blanche meets and flirts with Stanley's friend Mitch (John Goodman), a courtly middle-aged bachelor. S...