A Streetcar Named Desire (1995) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Glenn Jordan, 1995

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Tennessee Williams, 1947

A Streetcar Named Desire is a movie directed by Glenn Jordan in 1995 and based on the play of the same name by Tennessee Williams, first published in 1947. The movie features Jessica Lange, Alec Baldwin, John Goodman, Diane Lane, Frederick Coffin, Carlos Gómez, and others.

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RATING

6.8

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Movie Poster: A Streetcar Named Desire (Glenn Jordan, 1995)

7.9

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Book Cover: A Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams, 1947)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of A Streetcar Named Desire, the 1947 book by Tennessee Williams.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Read by: Carla Gugino

Storyline

Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn’t like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and spent all the money, and wants to find out all he can about her. Even more friction develops between the two while they are in the apartment together.

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Movie vs Book

Poster of A Streetcar Named Desire, the 1995 movie by Glenn Jordan

Year

1995

Minutes

156

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Streetcar Named Desire

Country: USA

Year: 1995

Length: 2h36m

Cover of A Streetcar Named Desire, the 1947 book by Tennessee Williams

Year

1947

Pages

107

Book Rate

7.96

S: Goodreads

Book

A Streetcar Named Desire

Country: USA

First published in: 1947

Length: 107 pages

Genre: Play

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