The Pumpkin Eater (1964) was a Drama Film directed by Jack Clayton and produced by James Woolf and James H. Ware.
Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Anne Bancroft||Nominated|
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)By Beatrice on Jun 5, 2018 From Flickers in Time
The Pumpkin Eater Directed by Jack Clayton Written by Harold Pinter from a novel by Penelope Mortimer 1964/UK Romulus Films First viewing/Amazon Instant Powerful performances anchor a story of marital breakdown. Jo has eight children from three marriages. ?Six are living at home with her and husba... Read full article
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Patricia Neal was offered the lead, but it was not 100% confirmed she would get the role. She then opted, to her later regret, to make Psyche 59 instead, since it was an official offer.
Despite being given both above the title and third billed, James Mason does not turn up until 55 minutes in and only has a few scenes.
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