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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury(1959)

Also Known As: William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury |

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Brief Synopsis

Passions divide a declining Southern family.

Cast & Crew

Martin Ritt Director
Joanne Woodward Quentin Compson
Margaret Leighton Caddy Compson
Stuart Whitman Charles Busch
Jack Warden Ben Compson
Francoise Rosay Mrs. Compson
John Beal Howard Compson
Albert Dekker Earl Scopes
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 27 Mar 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EBX; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Jerry Wald Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  115 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • sound/fury

    kevin sellers 2015-11-06

    As a general rule, the more literary and interior a book, the worse the movie's gonna be. This is because such works are usually dependent on the... MORE>

  • If I could give it less than one star, I would

    Mitch Farish 2015-11-02

    Neither this piece of garbage nor The Long Hot Summer resemble anything Faulkner ever wrote. But screenwriters Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. took... MORE>

  • Incredible Film

    Lacy 2015-08-08

    Saw this as a young girl with my mom. It really stood out in my mind as a wonderful Southern film similar to The Long Hot Summer, again with Johanne... MORE>