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Long Day's Journey Into Night
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Release Date:
27 November 1963 (Argentina) See more »
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Tagline:
PRIDE...POWER...PASSION...PAIN!
Plot:
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Long Day's Journey into a movie with star calibre performances of a majorly dysfunctional family. See more (48 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Sidney Lumet 
 
Writing credits
Eugene O'Neill (play "Long Day's Journey Into Night")

Produced by
Jack J. Dreyfus Jr. .... executive producer
Ely A. Landau .... producer (as Ely Landau)
Joseph E. Levine .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
André Previn 
 
Cinematography by
Boris Kaufman 
 
Film Editing by
Ralph Rosenblum 
 
Production Design by
Richard Sylbert 
 
Set Decoration by
Gene Callahan 
 
Costume Design by
Sophie Devine  (as Motley)
 
Makeup Department
Herman Buchman .... makeup artist
Mary Roche .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
George Justin .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Sturhahn .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jack Flaherty .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Kenn Collins .... sound effects
Jim Shields .... sound (as James Shields)
Mark Wortreich .... sound effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Fortune .... chief electrician
Edward Knott .... key grip
Albert Taffet .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Flo Transfield .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
André Previn .... conductor
 
Other crew
Marguerite James .... script supervisor
Stephen F. Kesten .... production associate (as Stephen Kesten)
 
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Runtime:
174 min | 170 min (TCM print) | 134 min (edited version)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Canada:14A | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Netherlands:18 (1966) | Norway:16 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video)

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The Broadway play by Eugene O'Neill opened at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York on November 7, 1956 and ran for 390 performances. The stage production included Florence Eldridge, Fredric March and Katharine Ross and won the 1957 Tony Award for the Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1957.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After James gives Edmund cash, the way that Edmund holds it changes between shots.See more »
Quotes:
James Tyrone:[Edmund has just recited a piece of poetry] You recite it well... Who wrote it?
Edmund Tyrone:Baudelaire.
James Tyrone:[Dismissively] Never heard of him. Where you get your taste in authors...
James Tyrone:[Motioning to Edmund's bookshelves] This damned library of yours: Voltaire and Rousseau and Schopenhauer. And Ibsen... Atheists, fools and madmen! And your poet, this... "Baudelaire." And Swinburne, and Oscar Wilde. Whitman and Poe... Whoremongers and degenerates! When I've got three good sets of Shakespeare there you can read...
Edmund Tyrone:They say he was a souse, too.
[...]
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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
A Long Day's Journey into a movie with star calibre performances of a majorly dysfunctional family., 13 December 1998
Author: rondine (susan.rondine@cox.net) from Mesa, AZ

A long descent into the sick heart of a family that is as dysfunctional as any to ever hit the silver screen. This movie covers, in sometimes tedious detail, the idiosyncrasies of each member of the family. Mom, (Kate Hepburn) in an Oscar-worthy performance as the center of the family and a drug addict. She is almost too convincing as someone on the edge. Dad, (Richardson) as the miserly father too cheap to even give his sick wife and son the proper medical treatment. And the 2 sons played by Stockwell and Robards as the demented and damaged off-shoots of 2 very fragile human beings. If you look closely, O'Neil has made it so that it seems each individual is responsible for the way the family has turned out. And so it is with all of us. It is not just our parents but ourselves that effect the family tree and its health or lack of it.

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