The Glass Menagerie John Malkovich Joanne Woodard DVD



The Glass Menagerie John Malkovich Joanne Woodard DVD

Plot: Paul Newman directed this poetic, sunlight- and memory-drenched

film version of Tennessee Williams’s classic memory play. The casting is

surprisingly adept, considering that several of the performers would seem to

be too old for their roles. John Malkovich plays Williams’s stand-in, Tom

Wingfield, a dreamer who lives with his domineering mother Amanda (a luminous Joanne Woodward) and his fragile, limping sister Laura (Karen Allen). Mom wants nothing more than to marry off shy-flower Laura and keeps bugging Tom

to bring home a guy. So he corrals coworker James Naughton for an evening–and Amanda treats it as though Naughton’s signed up for the nuptial short-course. Woodward is alternately touching and harridan-like as this smothering mother who means well, while Malkovich is perfect as the would-be writer longing to break free. And Allen brings surprising strength to the role of Laura.

The dvd is encoded NTSC REGION 0(playable worldwide).

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