A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire is the story of a southern belle, Blanche Dubois, who, after encountering a series of personal losses, leaves her aristocratic background seeking refuge with her sister and brother-in-law in a dilapidated New Orleans tenement. She doesn';;t understand how Stella, who is expecting her first child, could have picked a husband so lacking in refinement. Stanley Kowalski';;s buddies come over to the house to play cards and one of them, Mitch, finds Blanche attractive until Stanley tells him about what kind of a woman Blanche really is.
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February 10, 2012 Epic performances in a movie that seethes with atmosphere.Read in Source
November 29, 2014 Seeing the film reminds us instantly of our perennial desire to be swept up into a compelling story.Read in Source
February 09, 2006 ...Kazan achieves a sort of theatrical intensity in which the sweaty realism sometimes clashes awkwardly with the stylisation that heightens the dialogue into a kind of poetry.Read in Source
January 01, 2000 Despite the overwhelming power of Brando's performance, Streetcar is one of the great ensemble pieces in the movies.Read in Source
January 01, 2000 Brando's performance as Stanley is one of those rare screen legends that are all they're cracked up to be.Read in Source
July 31, 2013 Tennessee Williams filled the tinderbox. Marlon Brando ignited it.Read in Source
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May 20, 2003 Inner torments are seldom projected with such sensitivity and clarity on the screen.
June 28, 2007 ...if the hothouse style was ever justified, this is the occasion.Read in Source
February 13, 2001 The camera has done greater justice to the Williams play, catching the nuances and reflected tragedy with an intimacy that is so vital in a story of this type.Read in Source
May 19, 2012 ... a Hollywood landmark, both for pushing the envelope of subject matter allowed on screen by the censors and for showcasing the more naturalistic "method" approach to performance ...Read in Source
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November 07, 2016 The fact it was the fifth most lucrative film in its year of release is a depressing sign of how we have infantilized ourselves as spectators. [Full review in Portuguese.]Read in Source
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