All I Desire (1953)

All I Desire


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Estranged from her family, actress Stanwyck visits her small hometown and happens to see her daughter in a school play. Moved by the experience, she strives to convince them that she desires to live with them again. This won't prove an easy task--in addition to the length of her absence (ten years), she has grown accustomed to a way of life more suited to the big city.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Blees, Gina Kaus, James Gunn
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On DVD: Sep 12, 1995


as Naomi Murdoch

as Sara Harper

as Henry Murdoch

as Dutch Heinemann

as Joyce Murdoch

as Lily Murdoch

as Russ Underwood

as Ted Murdoch

as Lena Engstrom

as Col. Underwood

as Peterson

as Ticket Taker
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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The dark corners in [Douglas] Sirk's America are first explored in All I Desire...

Full Review… | April 26, 2010

Sustained by wonderful performances, especially by Barbara Stanwyck, the story is engaging and develops in unexpected ways

Full Review… | August 23, 2008
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