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A Streetcar Named Desire (12A)

The fragile Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law.

Adapted from Tennessee Williams' own Pulitzer Prize-winning play set in a grimy New Orleans project, A Streetcar Named Desire is the story of the fragile sentimentalism of a woman who visits her sister only to be taunted mercilessly by her childish brother-in-law as reality crumbles around her.

This classic 1951 film garnered twelve Academy Award Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor and won four, including Best Actress for Vivien Leigh’s groundbreaking turn.

Marlon Brando 100—Among the most enduring film stars of all time, 2024 marks 100 years since the birth of Marlon Brando. The time has never been better to celebrate the remarkable career of a legendary star with a selection of all-time great performances from some of the most iconic films in cinema history.

  • DIRECTOR: Elia Kazan 
  • CAST: Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter 
  • LANGUAGE: English