Screen legends of Bette Davis, Lillian Gish and Vincent Price unite their iconic talents in this beautifully photographed, intensely emotional drama that offers unexpected and quite marvelous rewards. Libby and Sarah are widowed siblings who have vacationed for half a century at a seaside cottage in Maine. Now in their eighties, the sisters have unexpectedly arrived at an impasse; While Sarah embraces change and the possibility of romance with a courtly Russian suitor, the stubbornly bitter Libby rages as the inevitability of death. As the summer months wane, can Libby and Sarah rediscover the powerful bonds of memory, family and love?
Screen legends of Bette Davis, Lillian Gish and Vincent Price unite their iconic talents in this beautifully photographed, intensely emotional drama that offers unexpected and quite marvelous rewards. Libby and Sarah are widowed siblings who have vacationed for half a century at a seaside cottage in Maine. Now in their eighties, the sisters have unexpectedly arrived at an impasse; While Sarah embraces change and the possibility of romance with a courtly Russian suitor, the stubbornly bitter Libby rages as the inevitability of death. As the summer months wane, can Libby and Sarah rediscover the powerful bonds of memory, family and love?
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Whales Of August (1987)
Artist: Whales of August (1987)
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Screen legends of Bette Davis, Lillian Gish and Vincent Price unite their iconic talents in this beautifully photographed, intensely emotional drama that offers unexpected and quite marvelous rewards. Libby and Sarah are widowed siblings who have vacationed for half a century at a seaside cottage in Maine. Now in their eighties, the sisters have unexpectedly arrived at an impasse; While Sarah embraces change and the possibility of romance with a courtly Russian suitor, the stubbornly bitter Libby rages as the inevitability of death. As the summer months wane, can Libby and Sarah rediscover the powerful bonds of memory, family and love?