Rosalyn Samuels/ January 15, 2018/ Automotive Articles

As a movie, Suddenly, Last Summer time really should have been a much more intensely shocking knowledge what, with Tennessee William’s play, its acidic topic matter eluding to repressed incestuous frustrations, homoerotic cannibalism, and, the threat of lobotomizing a frightened young innocent, merely to silence the nightmarish truth sprung from a seemingly innocuous respite on a beach in Cabeza de Lobo – the film version had a lot to feast upon (pun intended, for those familiar with the outcome). But WAC has illustrated a business enterprise axiom capable of satisfying each film lover’s daydreams and their own profit-driven bottom line in tandem. To satisfy the conventions of a key motion picture, and 1 heavily censured by Hollywood’s self-governing body no less but also, to flesh out what is basically a forty minute oration into a two hour movie with character development, director Mankewicz turned to openly gay writer, Gore Vidal for inspiration.