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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe


This first film directorial effort of actor [[Performer~P83894~Simon Callow~simoncallow]] is based on a novel by [[Performer~P318350~Carson McCullers~carsonmccullers]] -- which, in turn, was adapted for the stage by [[Performer~P169262~Edward Albee~edwardalbee]] in 1964. [[Performer~P59206~Vanessa Redgrave~vanessaredgrave]] plays a powerful Southern matriarch who, sequestered in her café/general store, holds her home town in the palm of her hand. [[Performer~P59206~Redgrave~vanessaredgrave]]'s benevolent...more