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The Killing of Sister George Movie Review Summary

Actors: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser, Patricia Medina, Hugh Paddick

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THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE is a movie produced and directed by Robert Aldrich in 1968. Based on a play of Frank Marcus.

Beryl Reid is a TV actress playing the role of Sister George in a successful BBC soap opera. She lives with her lover, Childie, a 32 years old young woman. Beryl's alcohol problem and jealousy soon push Childie into the arms of Coral Brown, an heartless TV producer.

A curiosity dealing with a taboo topic in 1968.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Lesbians! Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   actor Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   European    -   British Woman/class/friends story?    -   woman's story Druggie/drunk problems?    -   alcohol Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   lesbians!    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   play

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