All That Heaven Allows

Criterion/Voyager (1955)
Drama, Romance
USA | English | Color | 1h 29min

Predicated on a May-December romance. The difference here is that the woman, attractive widow Cary Scott, is considerably older than the man, handsome gardener-landscaper Ron Kirby. Throwing conventional behavior to the winds and facing social ostracism, Cary pursues her romance with Ron, who is unjustly perceived as a fortune-hunter by Cary's friends and family -- especially her priggish brother Ned.

Cast View all

Harry Andrews Myrtle
Agnes Moorehead Sara Warren
Rock Hudson Ron Kirby
Eleanor Audley Mrs. Humphrey
Charles Drake Mick Anderson
Nestor Paiva Manuel
David Janssen Freddie Norton
Hayden Rorke Dr. Hennessy
Donald Curtis Howard Hoffer
Virginia Grey Alida Anderson
Jane Wyman Cary Scott
Jack Davidson Bit Part
Paul Smith Tom - Christmas Tree Vendor
Gia Scala Marguerita - Manuel's Daughter
Vernon Rich Bill

Crew View all

Director Douglas Sirk
Writer Peg Fenwick, Edna L. Lee, Harry Lee, Edna L. Lee
Producer Ross Hunter
Photography Russell Metty
Musician Frank Skinner


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