I liked this one but didn’t love it. That ending threw me off. Bette Davis was good though, as always.
I went into this one thinking it was a romantic comedy... it’s not. It’s actually quite sad! But very good. Judy Holliday was absolutely wonderful here, and I was impressed with Aldo Ray, too. I’d never seen anything with him before. (He was a cutie!)
It’s about a couple on the brink of divorce who are looking back on their marriage, trying to figure it all out. So many quotes that stuck with me:
“You don’t seem to remember anything…
Laura: “Nothing lasts really, neither happiness nor despair...”
Alec: “I love you with all my heart and soul.”
Laura: “I want to die. If only I could die.”
I knew in the first 2 minutes I was going to love this one. It was one of the most beautifully shot, beautifully acted films I’ve ever seen! I adore Trevor Howard, and Celia Johnson was just lovely. She reminded me of Helena Bonham Carter. And that Rachmaninov score was so heart…