Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)

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Release Date:

6 December 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Great Performances: Mourning Becomes Electra  »

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(in 5 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Originally shown on Great Performances (1971). See more »


Version of Trauer muß Elektra tragen (1970) See more »

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Mourning Becomes Electra Stays In My Mind.
24 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film when it was released. It has stuck in my mind all of these years. I have been searching for it ever since. Joan Hackett stayed in my mind because of this film and I followed her career from that moment. I have enjoyed other films with the same story line, but for some reason this one sticks in my mind. I am hoping to find it on DVD or even VHS. Having seen it just that one time it obviously made a lasting impression. Not many of my friends have heard of the movie, I have raved about it so long many are quite anxious for me to find it. Hopefully someday I will stumble across it and enjoy Joan Hackett in this great film once more. Maybe I've missed it being replayed on television, but my search will continue. Thank you for having the information about this great film.

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