Requiem for a Nun (1975)

It is eight years since Temple Drake, the central character of William Faulkner's Sanctuary (1961), was raped, kidnapped and forced to live in a brothel. She is now married and is the mother of a child. Will her past be revealed?

Writers:

William Faulkner (novel), Ruth Ford (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sarah Miles ... Temple Drake Stevens
Mary Alice ... Nancy Mannigoe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Edwards ... Governor
Ed Lauter ... Tubbs
Kiel Martin ... Pete
Lawrence Pressman ... Gowan Stevens
Lester Rawlins Lester Rawlins ... Gavin Stevens
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Storyline

It is eight years since Temple Drake, the central character of William Faulkner's Sanctuary (1961), was raped, kidnapped and forced to live in a brothel. She is now married and is the mother of a child. Will her past be revealed?

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Plot Keywords:

kidnapping | prostitute | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hollywood Television Theater: Requiem for a Nun See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

KCET See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The play adapted from the Faulkner novel premiered on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre January 30, 1959. The show lasted 43 performances. See more »

Connections

Version of Estudio 1: Réquiem por una mujer (1977) See more »

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