Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
overview : An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away, having failed to come to terms with his sexuality and his real feelings for his football buddy who died after an ambiguous accident. His wife is crucified by her desperation to make him desire her: but he resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Release Date : Aug 29, 1958
Runtime : 1h 48m
Genre : Drama
Companies : Avon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Countries : United States of America
Keywords : dying and death, depression, individual, suicide, jealousy, husband wife relationship, southern usa, mississippi river, plantation, patriarch, based on play or musical, inheritance, sibling rivalry, brother against brother, alcoholic, dying father, family conflicts, father son conflict, southern gothic, star athlete, homosexual subtext, cotton plantation, mississippi