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The Heiress

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Whoes Afraid of the Heiress ?

    I admit that i bought this movie just because of the actors Clift and De Havilland alone. i enjoyed De Havilland so much in "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte" and Clift in "Suddenly last Summer" and thought what an interesting pairing of actors ! i will also admit that i almost quit viewing about a third of the way into the movie but something, the costumes by Edith Head and the music soundtrack by Aaron Copeland kept me interested and i am glad that i did continue. The Heiress packs such an emotional punch that it is easy to see why it won 4 Academy Awards.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    A true classic.

    Really great old movie. It's a cliche, but they dont't make them like this anymore.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    the heiress movie

    this is a great classic movie with outstanding acting by Olivia De Havilland.. isn't it interesting that they could make movies without violence, swearing and nudity in the good old days? Three cheers for the actors who were know for just that " Acting"..

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    If you love old movies than this is a must have. Drama,heartbreak,how mean ,silly, naive and treacherous people can behave. The other side of the coin is how people react to the relationships between family members and first love- that fails.

    Performances by the actors were absolutely wonderful. Very compelling.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2002

    A masterpiece...De Havilland and Richardson are superb...

    The interesting thing about THE HEIRESS is how the heroine makes a logical change from a naive young woman to a determined, neurotic spinster through the betrayal of her father and her lover. Olivia de Havilland plays both sides of her character with equal skill and richly deserved her Academy Award as Best Actress. Ralph Richardson gives the most impressive performance of his screen career as the domineering father unable to love his daughter because she is so unlike his beautiful wife. Montgomery Clift makes the most of an ambiguous role--his eyes make us think he does love Catherine despite the fact that he is supposed to be a callow fortune hunter. Miriam Hopkins is a sheer delight as the giddy but well-meaning aunt with romantic fancies of her own. A huge asset to the film is the striking musical score by Aaron Copeland. With Olivia de Havilland giving one of her most heartfelt performances and William Wyler directing with meticulous attention to detail, this is a film masterpiece worth seeing again and again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2002

    Wyler's Best

    In ''The Heiress'' William Wyler achieves what few other world-class directors could have achieved:a film masterpiece greater than the play on which it was based, both play adaptation and screenplay by Ruth and Augustus Goetz. It is sheer perfection; and it can be seen again and again with pleasure. The art direction by Harry Horner, et al, and the cinematography by Leo Tover, are superb. This is one of the all-time great Hollywood films.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2001

    not a womans film

    a powerful film about love and the denial of love. not a womans film, but a film about suffering and yearning of the human heart.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2001

    A WOMAN'S MOVIE...NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!

    If you are a woman that has been done wrong by a man at one time or other, this move is for you.

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