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The Deep Blue Sea (1955)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 1 November 1955 (USA)
A woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaves her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Dicer Durston
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Lady Dawson
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Golfer
Brian Oulton ...
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Man outside bar
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Ken Thompson
Gibb McLaughlin ...
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A woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaves her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.

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Trapped Between Infidelity and - [The Deep Blue Sea].

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Drama | Romance

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Unrated | See all certifications »
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1 November 1955 (USA)  »

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Lockende Tiefe  »

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

According to Alexander Walker in 'Sex in the Movies', Marlene Dietrich turned down the film "on the grounds that she could never be convincing as a woman who tries to gas herself because she cannot keep her lover or find other men." See more »

Quotes

Dawn Maxwell: Anyway, chin up, love... there's nothing ever quite so bad but thinking makes it worse
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Connections

Version of El mar profundo y azul (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

The Deep Blue Sea
Music by Francis Chagrin
Lyrics by Roy Bradford
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The Dull Blue Sea!
12 November 1998 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Vivien Leigh, one of the most beautiful women ever to appear on the screen, is the only reason to watch this movie. The plot is old and tired, but Miss Leigh is always a delight to watch.


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