As Blanche's fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace - but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.
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Cast overview:
Gillian Anderson ... Blanche DuBois
Clare Burt Clare Burt ... Eunice Hubbell
Lachele Carl ... Mexican Woman
Branwell Donaghey ... Steve
Otto Farrant ... Young Collector
Ben Foster ... Stanley Kowalski
Nicholas Gecks Nicholas Gecks ... Doctor
Troy Glasgow Troy Glasgow ... Pablo
Stephanie Jacob Stephanie Jacob ... Nurse
Corey Johnson ... Harold Mitchell (Mitch)
Vanessa Kirby ... Stella Kowalski
Claire Prempeh Claire Prempeh ... Woman
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Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. After being exiled from her hometown of Laurel, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche explains her unexpected appearance on Stanley and Stella's (Blanche's sister) doorstep as nervous exhaustion. This, she claims, is the result of a series of financial calamities which have recently claimed the family plantation, Belle Reve. Suspicious, Stanley points out that "under Louisiana's Napoleonic code what belongs to the wife belongs to the husband." Stanley, a sinewy and brutish man, is as territorial as a panther. He tells Blanche he doesn't like to be swindled and demands to see the bill of sale. This encounter defines Stanley and Blanche's relationship. They are opposing camps and Stella is... Written by Mark Fleetwood <mfleetwo@mail.coin.missouri.edu>

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Gillian Anderson and Vanessa Kirby worked previously together in Great Expectations. See more »

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Version of A Brother's Desire (1994) See more »

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Amazing!
24 May 2020 | by wim-vdsSee all my reviews

Short and clear : Gillian Anderson is A M A Z I N G in this deep sad drama! Not easy.... But a play you will never forget!


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16 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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