This made-for-TV remake of the classic Bette Davis/Joan Crawford chiller WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? attempts to go even further over the top than the original, and at times even succeeds, thanks to the brilliant casting of the Redgrave sisters in the lead roles.
Young Baby Jane Hudson exhibits two distinct personalities: one saccharine sweet, the other tyrannically bratty. She is watched from the shadows by her sister Blanche, also an aspiring actress.
Years later, the sisters are past their prime. Blanche (Vanessa Redgrave) is a paralyzed former star who rose to success as an adult actress, while the drunken, chemically imbalanced Jane (Lynn Redgrave) ...