Rachel, Rachel (1968)
Average Rating: 6.8/10
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Release Date: Aug 26, 1968 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 414
Paul Newman made his directorial debut and Newman's wife, Joanne Woodward, stars as Rachel Cameron, a 35-year-old unmarried schoolteacher who feels as though she's wasted her life. Rachel's best friend, Calla Mackie (Estelle Parsons), invites her to attend a religious revival meeting. Here Rachel is swept up in the emotional fervor orchestrated by a young guest preacher (Terry Kiser). This is the first of several cathartic incidents which convince Rachel to kick over the traces and express her
Aug 26, 1968 Wide
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Well-directed by Paul Newman, the film chronicles the ordinary life of its unsung heroine, a small-town spinsterish teacher, beautifully played by Joanne Woodward.
Fine acting all around (Joanne Woodward especially), and sensitive Paul Newman direction.
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