“One of the most scathingly honest American films ever made.” - Stanley Kauffmann, New York Times

“'You have ugly talents,' George says, almost admiringly, to Martha. So does this movie.” - Dwight Garner, Salon

When history professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor) invite a young couple over for a nightcap, the evening erupts into a no-holds-barred torrent of marital and domestic angst.


Awards & Nominations
Winner - Best Actress in a Leading Role (Elizabeth Taylor), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Sandy Dennis), Best Cinematography, Academy Awards
Nominee - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Richard Burton), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (George Segal), Academy Awards


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