Having seen the play, I knew what I was in for, and I had already experienced the claustrophobia that comes from being trapped in a small theater with George and Martha. This, the film felt roomy and expansive in places, and lost some of its urgency. That said, it’s still quite a good movie and while all actors are great, Sandy Dennis particularly delights as Honey, the young wife of a Biology Professor new to campus.
Cost: free from library
Where watched: at home
(Part of The Next Picture Show’s pairing: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and 45 Years)
poster from: http://www.impawards.com/1966/whos_afraid_of_virginia_woolf.html