The Thanksgiving Visitor (1968) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Thanksgiving Visitor

Frank Perry, 1968

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The Thanksgiving Visitor
Truman Capote, 1967

The Thanksgiving Visitor is a movie directed by Frank Perry in 1968 and based on the book of the same name by Truman Capote, first published in 1967. The movie features Geraldine Page, Michael Kearney, Hansford Rowe III, Joy Nicholson, Virgilia Chew, Lavinia Cassels, and others.

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RATING

8.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Thanksgiving Visitor (Frank Perry, 1968)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Thanksgiving Visitor (Truman Capote, 1967)

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Audiobook cover of The Thanksgiving Visitor, the 1967 book by Truman Capote.

The Thanksgiving Visitor

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Storyline

This film draws inspiration from Truman Capote’s recollections of his childhood, capturing the moments he spent residing with his eccentric aunts in rural Alabama during the Great Depression. Set during Christmas time, the story revolves around Capote’s peculiar Aunt Sook, who is renowned for her annual tradition of baking her famous fruitcake.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Thanksgiving Visitor, the 1968 movie by Frank Perry

Year

1968

Minutes

60

Movie Rate

8.50

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Thanksgiving Visitor, the 1967 book by Truman Capote

Year

1967

Pages

63

Book Rate

8.26

S: Goodreads

Book

The Thanksgiving Visitor

Country: USA

First published in: 1967

Length: 63 pages

Genre: Fiction

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Thanksgiving Visitor, the 1968 movie by Frank Perry

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3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Thanksgiving Visitor, the 1967 book by Truman Capote

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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