The Bell Jar


1h 47m 1979

Brief Synopsis

Julie Harris in an adaptation of Plath's autobiographical novel, which details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the Rosenbergs' execution to sleazy disc jockeys and predatory college boys.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bell Jar
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
Vestron Video

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m
Color
Color

Synopsis

Based on the roman à clef of poet Sylvia Plath, the film tells the story of Esther Greenwood, a college student with a publishing internship at a women's magazine in New York City. When Esther begins to experience psychological problems, her difficuties are made even worse by the insensitivity of the people in her life.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bell Jar
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
Vestron Video

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m
Color
Color

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Released in United States 1979

Released in USA on video.

Released in United States 1979