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The Long, Hot Summer

Filmmakers have often found it difficult to bring William Faulkner's dense novels to the screen, but here director Martin Ritt and writers Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch opted for a less-than-faithful adaptation of the author's work, and the results… (more)

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Mon Jun 1 8:00pm
The Long Hot Summer TCM

A shady drifter, who may or may not be an arsonist, arrives in a small Southern town, where the patriarch hires him since he would like to marry his daughter off to the newcomer, who has more grit than his own son.

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  • Rating: NR
  • User Rating:4.5 out of 5 (6 ratings)
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  • Review: Filmmakers have often found it difficult to bring William Faulkner's dense novels to the screen, but here director Martin Ritt and writers Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch opted for a less-than-faithful adaptation of the author's work, and the results… (more)

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