The Long, Hot Summer

1958, Movie, NR, 115 mins

The Long, Hot Summer
Filmmakers have often found it difficult to bring William Faulkner's dense novels to the screen, but here director Martin Ritt and writers Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch opted for a less-than-faithful adaptation of the author's work, and the results were excellent.

Newman plays a Mississippi man with a bad temper who drifts into a small town. He goes to work for Welles, a wealthy landowner, who likes the young man's toughness. He decides Newman would be better suited to running his empire than his weak son (Franciosa) and tries to marry off the newcomer to his resentful daughter (Woodward). Franciosa reacts murderously.

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Released: 1958 Rated: NR Length: 115 mins

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