A Doll's House (1973)
First screened in July 2014
Director: Patrick Garland. Cast: Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey, Edith Evans, Mark Summerfield, Stefanie Summerfield, Helen Blatch, Kimberley Hampton. Screenplay: Christopher Hampton (based on the play by Henrik Ibsen).

Twitter Capsule: You can lead the honor roll to Ibsen, but you can't always make things click. Sterling actors mostly looking stiff.

VOR:   Dueling Doll's Houses of 1973 contrast directors', actresses' styles but also reveal hurdles of translating Ibsen to screen. Worthy try but feels oddly anonymous.

Photo © 1973 Paramount Pictures/Elkins Productions, Ltd.

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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