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Rachel, Rachel

  • Film

Time Out says

An impressive directorial debut for Newman, Rachel, Rachel stars his wife, Joanne Woodward, and their daughter Nell Potts. An account of a spinster striving to break out of her frustrating job as a teacher and her demanding home life, looking after her mother, the film's virtues lie in the wry observation of Rachel's slipping into a second childhood when James Olson appears on the scene as a possible saviour. While in no way as powerful as Barbara Loden's Wanda, Newman's film none the less captures the quiet desperation of enforced life in sleepytown America.
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Release Details

  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Paul Newman
  • Screenwriter:Stewart Stern
  • Cast:
    • Kate Harrington
    • James Olson
    • Bernard Barrow
    • Geraldine Fitzgerald
    • Joanne Woodward
    • Nell Potts
    • Estelle Parsons
    • Donald Moffat
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