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Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

  Release Date: Oct 25, 1979
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  Genre: Biography, Drama
  Runtime: 107 min
  Country: USA
  Language: English

The Bell Jar Synopsis:

The Bell Jar is a biography and drama movie. The story of the movie is about a woman. Janet Maslin of The New York Times was unimpressed, stating that the film’s portrayal of Esther was disastrous because it is the character’s imaginative life that leads her to a collapse, and the movie barely even goes skin-deep. The audience isn’t given the slightest clue about Esther’s quirks, her fears, her peculiarly distorted notion of herself. The film has a way of spelling things out ad nauseam and still not making them clear. Even where it should have flourished, like in descriptions of Esther’s life in New York, there’s no satirical edge to any of this, and no dramatic edge either. It all simply plods along, en route to a nervous collapse that manages to seem perfectly unwarranted by the time it finally occurs.

The Bell Jar, 9.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

The Bell Jar Also Known As:

Glasklokken | La campana de cristal | Lasikellon alla | Szklany klosz | Canção para Uma Louca
  Director: Larry Peerce
  Writer: Marjorie Kellogg, Sylvia Plath
  StarCast: Allan Eisenman, Anne Jackson, Annie Gagen, Barbara Barrie, Beth McDonald, Bonnie Parker, Bonnie Sue Parker, Boomer Tibbs, Carole Monferdini, Carolyn Hurlburt, Christine Estabrook, Dan Hannafin, David Faulkner, Debbie McLeod, Dick Carballo, Donna Mitchell, Elizabeth Hubbard, Gil Rogers, Jameson Parker, Julie Harris, Karen Howard, Margaret Hall, Marilyn Hassett, Mary Louise Weller, Meg Mundy, Michael Gordon, Nicholas Guest, Peggy E. Turnley, Robert Klein, Roxanne Hart, Ruth Antonofsky, Ruth Van Poons, Scott McKay, Shelley Rogers, Thaao Penghlis
  Producer: Andrew Bonime, Jerrold T. Brandt Jr., Michael Todd Jr., Milt Felsen, Monroe Arnold, Robert A. Goldston, Tony LaMarca
  Company: CBS Television Network, Embassy Pictures, Filmways Australasian Distributors, Vestron Video

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