The Killing of Sister George

Film, Drama
The Killing of Sister George

Time Out says

Although one can't deny the entertainment value of Aldrich's adaptation of Frank Marcus's play about an ageing actress whose life falls apart as she loses first her job in a TV soap series and then her young girlfriend, it could never be described as either realistic or sensitive. Rather, with its stereotyping and tour de force bitchiness, it's like yet another instalment in the What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? saga. Cynical, objectionable, and fun, distinguished by Beryl Reid's marvellously energetic performance.


Release details

138 mins

Cast and crew

Robert Aldrich
Lukas Heller
Hugh Paddick
Coral Browne
Ronald Fraser
Patricia Medina
Susannah York
Beryl Reid
Cyril Delevanti
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