arrow
copy to clipboard

Long Day's Journey Into Night

7.1
541
Ratings
Plugin not supported.
Original title
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Year
Running time
174 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Eugene O'Neill (Autobiography: Eugene O'Neill)
Music
André Previn
Cinematography
Boris Kaufman (B&W)
Cast
, , , ,
Producer
First Company. Distributed by Embassy Pictures
Genre
Drama | Biography
Synopsis / Plot
Long Day's Journey Into Night is one of the screen's most insightful examinations of lives caught in a downward cycle of co-dependency and despair. Working from the highly autobiographical stage play by Eugene O'Neill, director Sidney Lumet keeps the material interesting despite a 174-minute running time, and cinematographer Boris Kaufman contributes a distinctively angular, shadowy atmosphere. The performances are well-matched to the material, notably Katherine Hepburn in an unusual role as the drug-addicted mother. Since the play is, by its nature, confined to a single indoor setting, Lumet never manages to break free of the feeling that he is presenting a stage play; nonetheless, this is among the best-acted, best-written films of its era. (Richard Gilliam, All Movie Guide)
Awards
1962: Nominated for Oscar: Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn)
1962: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actress- Drama (Katharine Hepburn)
1962: 2 Awards in Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Actor
1962: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1962: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films and Best Actor (Robards)
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info@filmaffinity.com

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit: www.mpaa.org www.filmratings.com www.parentalguide.org
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2018 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark