Outstanding dialogue, a harrowing drama about ageism in show biz. A classic.
over 4 years
another "classic film" that I just don't see the hype of.
Germán Sabina Serrat
over 7 years
Un maravilloso guión sobre los bastidores de Broadway, repleto de frases memorables.
almost 8 years
Probably the best script from that era. Bette Davis sears through each scene
almost 8 years
Contains probably my favorite dialogue of any film. I can just listen without watching.
All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, based on the 1946 short story "The Wisdom of Eve", by Mary Orr.
The film stars Bette Davis as Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, a willingly helpful young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life, ultimately threatening Channing's career and her personal relationships. George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Barbara Bates, Gary Merrill and Thelma Ritter also appear, and the film provided one of Marilyn Monroe's earliest important roles.
Praised by critics at the time of its release, All About Eve was nominated for 14 Academy Awards (a feat unmatched until the 1997 film Titanic) and won six, including Best Picture. As of 2010, All About Eve is still the only film in Oscar history to receive four female acting nominations (Davis and Baxter as Best Actress, Holm and Ritter as Best Supporting Actress). All About Eve was selected in...