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The Children's Hour, 1961

The Children's Hour
Directed by: William Wyler
Written by: John Michael Hayes
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  107 min
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The mood of The Children's Hour is gloomy, clever, and touching. The plot centers around boarding school life, gays and lesbians, and themes of life is a bitch. It is a drama movie. Stylistically, The Children's Hour is a melodrama and is talky. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The pacing is slow. The Children's Hour happens in the 1960s. It is a remake and adapted from a play. The movie is known for being controversial.

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Karen Wright (Audrey Hepburn) and Martha Dobie (Shirley MacLaine) are just beginning to succeed in their... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 19 December 1961
Runtime: 107 min

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Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn As Karen Wright
Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine As Martha Dobie
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I enjoyed this film mainly because it surprised me that any Hollywood film from that era could so bravely tackle the subject of homosexuality. Sure, they never actually use the word 'lesbian' or anything like it, and the film is a bit overly...
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