All That Heaven Al­lows

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film / 3.00pm / Film4

one of dou­glas Sirk’s great melo­dra­mas, this stars the ex­cel­lent Rock Hud­son and Jane Wyman. She’s the widow who breaks with so­cial con­ven­tion and em­barks on an af­fair with young gar­dener Hud­son. Sirk’s films were of­ten de­scribed as ‘women’s pic­tures’, but his strength lay in his abil­ity to present so­cial is­sues in an ap­peal­ing way. And this still looks fan­tas­tic, too.

Jane Wyman and Rock Hud­son star

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