The Glass Menagerie

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  • PG
  • 1987
  • 2 hr 14 min
  • 7.1  (2,011)

"The Glass Menagerie" (1987) is the fourth film adaptation of the play by Tennessee Williams. It is told from the point of view of Tom Wingfield as he remembers the circumstances under which he left his family, which consisted of his shy and crippled sister and their delusional mother who is obsessed with finding a "gentleman caller" for the sister. Tom tries to help out by bringing home a friend, but it ends in disaster. The title refers to the sister's collection of glass animals.

The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie

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"The Glass Menagerie" (1987) is the fourth film adaptation of the play by Tennessee Williams. It is told from the point of view of Tom Wingfield as he remembers the circumstances under which he left his family, which consisted of his shy and crippled sister and their delusional mother who is obsessed with finding a "gentleman caller" for the sister. Tom tries to help out by bringing home a friend, but it ends in disaster.

The title refers to the sister's collection of glass animals.

The Glass Menagerie is a 1987 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 14 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

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  • Release Date
    1987
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    2 hr 14 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (2,011)