The Bell Jar

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography

Sylvia Plath committed suicide at 30, and THE BELL JAR is her story. Though it follows the book closely, the script never examines the reasons Plath had her mental problems and the nervous breakdown that preceded her death. The drama is lost, and the story meanders under Peerce's direction. Peerce, son of opera singer Jan Peerce, was either courting or...read more

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Sylvia Plath committed suicide at 30, and THE BELL JAR is her story. Though it follows the book closely, the script never examines the reasons Plath had her mental problems and the nervous breakdown that preceded her death. The drama is lost, and the story… (more)

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