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The Pumpkin Eater
Directed by:
Jack Clayton

Released in the USA on November 09 of 1964, "The Pumpkin Eater" (also known as "Frenesia del piacere") is a Drama film directed by Jack Clayton . Anne Bancroft is starring, alongside Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray, Cedric Hardwicke and Rosalind Atkinson.

A Much Married Woman Who Drifts From Husband to Husband!

Who directed "The Pumpkin Eater":

The Pumpkin Eater was directed by Jack Clayton, an English producer, director, and actor.

Before directing The Pumpkin Eater, Jack Clayton had directed Room at the Top, released in 1959. Since, he directed Our Mother's House, released in 1967, The Great Gatsby (1974), Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983), The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987).

When was "The Pumpkin Eater" released:

The Pumpkin Eater was first released on Monday, November 09, 1964, in the United States. Also released on this day was Get Yourself a College Girl (dir. Sidney Miller). This was fifty-four (54) years ago.

It has been released on June, 1964 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, May 09, 1964 in France and on Saturday, May 15, 1965 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Pumpkin Eater":

At the casting of The Pumpkin Eater we find Anne Bancroft, previously seen in The Miracle Worker (1962) and The Restless Breed (1957); Peter Finch (In the Cool of the Day (1963), I Thank a Fool (1962)); James Mason (The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), Tiara Tahiti (1962)) [ more... ]

  • Anthony Nicholls, Yootha Joyce, Gerald Sim and Faith Kent also appeared together in Our Mother's House, released in 1967.
  • Cyril Luckham, Anthony Nicholls and Yootha Joyce also worked together in A Man for All Seasons, released in 1966.
  • Frank Singuineau and John Junkin, Gerald Sim have all also be seen in The Wrong Box, released in 1966.

What is the Storyline of "The Pumpkin Eater":

The story revolves around Jo Armitage (Bancroft), a woman with six children from three marriages, who becomes negative and withdrawn after discovering that her third (and current) husband, Jake (Finch), has been unfaithful to her. After a series of loosely related events in which Jake's infidelity is balanced by his reliability as a breadwinner and a father, Jo and Jake take a first tentative step toward reconciliation.

Most of the story is based on two issues: Jo's predilection for childbearing [...]

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