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Long Day's Journey Into Night
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14 May 1964 (Mexico) See more »
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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 »
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(49 articles)
Farewell to Hepburn Tomorrow
 (From FilmExperience. 30 December 2014, 10:47 AM, PST)

Broadway Will Dim Its Lights to Honor Philip Seymour Hoffman
 (From Moviefone. 3 February 2014, 12:00 PM, PST)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46
 (From TooFab. 3 February 2014)

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A fine translation of the play 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
 
Other crew
Marguerite James .... script supervisor
Stephen F. Kesten .... production associate (as Stephen Kesten)
 
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174 min | 170 min (TCM print) | 134 min (edited version)
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Marlon Brando was offered the role of Jamie Tyrone in the film, but turned it down after walking out of the play halfway through a performance.See more »
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Continuity: As Edmund pockets the money from James, he flashes it in the left hand, but pockets it with the right.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 fine translation of the play, 15 January 1999
Author: ROCKY-19 from Arizona

This is a typically dark, fine-grained O'Neill work that becomes almost overwhelmed with its own moodiness. Hepburn plumbs some psychological depths here as the drug-addicted mother. Richardson is fine as well, but it is disappointing that double-Oscar winner Fredric March, who won a Tony for the role on Broadway, did not play Tyrone is the screen version. We do get to see Jason Robards recreate his role, and his experience clearly comes through. This is continually penetrating vision of a family that perhaps is not as dysfunctional as "normal" families would like to believe. A disturbing film well worth seeing.

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