Home Before Dark

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When Charlotte Bronn (Jean Simmons) returns home from a mental institution, having been committed after having a nervous breakdown, she must adapt to life on the outside with the help of her husband, Arnold (Dan O'Herlihy). The problem is that Charlotte's stepmother (Mabel Albertson) and stepsister (Rhonda Fleming) attempt to undermine Arnold. Because of her difficult home life, Charlotte ends up having an affair with college professor Jake Diamond (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.).

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  • Jun 28, 2011
    Unjustly obscure drama with an outstanding performance from Jean Simmons. Attempting a serious look at the fragile period after release for treatment of mental distress this does a good unsentimental job with a somber tone and excellent work from the entire cast with the always excellent Jean delivering one of her career best.
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