The Pumpkin Eater (Full Screen)

The Pumpkin Eater (Full Screen)
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Format:  DVD-R
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1964
  • Label: Sony Pictures Home
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Produced by

Major Awards:

Cannes 1964 - Best Actress: Anne Bancroft

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In her fourth marriage, Jo (Anne Bancroft) finds out that her husband (Peter Finch) is having an affair. When he explains that he finds nothing wrong with his behavior, Jo must decide whether to keep the marriage for the sake of her children, or strike out on her own.

Product Description:

In this fine British film, adapted from Penelope Mortimer's novel, a weary mother of eight comes to terms with her own existence after learning her third husband is having an affair.

Plot Synopsis:

From the novel by Penelope Mortimer, adapted by Harold Pinter, this poignant drama focuses on Jo, the mother of 8 small children who leaves her second husband to marry an up-and-coming screenwriter named Jake Armitage. Unfortunately, Jake believes that the successful man has the right to be unfaithful to his wife. As Jo's happiness gradually changes to bitterness and despair, she realizes that only psychiatric help can help her deal with this painful situation.


Production Notes:

  • Co-produced by Royal Films International.
  • Made at Shepperton Studios, London, England.
  • Additional cast: Cyril Luckham (Doctor), Janine Gray (Beth), Frank Singuineau (King of Israel), Anthony Nicholls (Surgeon), John Franklin Robbins (Parson), and Faith Kent (Nanny).
  • Additional credits: Jenia Reissar (casting director), Charles Blair (production manager), and Claude Watson (assistant director).
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  • Sales Rank: 45,636
  • UPC: 043396360013
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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