The Whales of August

The Whales of August

Elderly blind Mainer (Bette Davis) depends totally on her sister (Lillian Gish).

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The Whales of August

Description

Drama90 Mins1987
Starts01/01/2023Expires04/15/2023

Two elderly sisters, Libby Strong (Bette Davis) and Sarah Webber (Lillian Gish), travel to their summer house in Maine. The pair couldn't be less similar: Libby is blind, cynical and mean-spirited; Sarah is sunny, optimistic and healthy. Yet their shared memories and hardships -- especially the deaths of their husbands -- help bind the two together. Still, the entrance of a local fisherman (Vincent Price) into Sarah's life threatens to reopen old wounds.

Moods

  • Touching
  • Mellow
  • Heartwarming

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