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Woman Obsessed (1959)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  27 May 1959 (USA)
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Mary Sharron
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Fred Carter
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Mayme Radzevitch
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Robbie Sharron
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Dr. R. W. Gibbs
Ken Scott ...
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James Philbrook ...
Henri
Florence MacMichael ...
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She should never have taken the stranger's love!

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Dr. R. W. Gibbs: Maybe so. Maybe so, Fred. But Tomorrow is another day.
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uneven psychological drama
14 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Susan Hayward, Stephen Boyd, and Theodore Bikel star in "Woman Obsessed," a 1959 film set in Canada.

Mary Shannon (Hayward) is a grieving widow with a young son (Dennis Holmes) who hires a man named Carter (Boyd) to help her with her farm. They eventually marry, in part to stop the town gossip. Carter turns out to be more troubled than he let on, and becomes angry with the boy, whom he considers a coward, and then violent toward Mary. When a crisis occurs, Mary learns what's behind Carter's outburst toward her son and the resulting violence toward her.

The acting in this film helps the movie, which is slowed down and cut up by too many establishing shots of beautiful scenery. Hayward does a good job as a strong woman who attempts to put her grief aside and move on, but finds it difficult. And Boyd is excellent as a man in great pain who faces rejection from the people he loves; the more he's rejected, the more angry he becomes.

Slow moving. It's a shame we lost Boyd so early on - he was a strong actor and very handsome.


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