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The Pumpkin Eater DVD
The Pumpkin Eater

The Pumpkin Eater

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In her third marriage to writer Jake Armitage (Peter Finch), Jo (Anne Bancroft) wrangles her brood of five young children with Jakes cheerful support. But Jos happiness is shattered when she realizes that Jake is not only unfaithful, but that he is constitutionally incapable of monogamy. Pregnant with another child, Jo becomes increasingly distraught, and eventually breaks down utterly when confronted with more evidence of Jakes infidelity. The screenplay by Harold Pinter takes a cold psychological look at the interior turmoil of a middle class wife and mother, and begs the question: what is the ultimate cause of Jos unhappiness? Is it Jakes unfaithfulness? A lack of fulfillment in her maternal role? A fear of losing her role as her youngest childrengrow? Director Jack Clayton shines a harsh light on fidelity and marital responsibility in the modern world in this disturbing but sharply crafted drama. Excellent supporting actors include James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, and Maggie Smith. Newly remastered. **Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.
Title: The Pumpkin Eater
Genre: Drama-Classics
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray, Cedric Hardwicke, Rosalind Atkinson, Alan Webb, Richard Johnson, Maggie Smith, Anthony Nicholls
Director: Jack Clayton
Studio: Sony Pictures Home
Attributes: Manufactured on Demand, Black & White
Release Date: 8/16/2010
Original Year: 1964
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 043396360013
Item #: CLP036001

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