This film is being shown as part of the Voigt Film Club so please arrive at 10:30 if you wish to see the introduction. In order to attend the introduction and take part in the post-film discussion you should book the 'Course Participant' ticket.
This adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play involves the corrupt machinations of a wealthy Southern family. Vicious queen bee Regina Giddens and her two greedy brothers scheme mercilessly in their attempt to make a fortune on a new cotton mill. In the process, Regina is more than willing to crush anyone who stands in their way -- including her own husband.
Sharply written, insightful and still timely study of turn of the century antebellum avarice - Dan Jardine