Separate Tables (1958)
Average Rating: 7.7/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 10 | Rotten: 3
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Release Date: Dec 18, 1958 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 1,281
Based on Terence Rattigan's play, Separate Tables is about a number of characters and their adventures at a British seaside hotel. Among the guests are an alleged war hero (David Niven), a timid spinster (Deborah Kerr) and her domineering mother (Gladys Cooper), and a divorced couple (Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth) trying to re-ignite their romance despite the presence of his mistress (Wendy Hiller). All of the characters' lives become intertwined in the course of the film as the story examines
Dec 18, 1958 Wide
Dec 11, 2001
MGM Home Entertainment
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How do you assemble a wonderful ensemble and then waste their talents? Here's an example.
The well-made play and once well-thought of film seems to be lifeless when viewed today.
Terence Rattigan's old-fashioned melodrama is well-acted by the entire ensemble. Surprisingly, it was nominated for Best Picture and garnered Oscars for David Nivel as a Major with fake identity and Wendy Hiller as the reserved hotel manager.
Very strong, controversial (for 1958) drama starring Hayworth, Kerr.
Drama com excelentes atuações (especialmente de Niven e Kerr), Vidas Separadas possui roteiro enxuto que extrai o máximo de sua galeria de personagens patéticos que buscam a dignidade.
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