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Now, Voyager

6 Ratings: 4.2
Classics movie directed by Irving Rapper

   In this 1942 melodrama, founded on the novel by Olivia Higgins Prouty (who also wrote the novel on whichStella Dallaswas based), Bette Davis stars as Charlotte Vale, a dowdy, repressed woman who, overwhelmed by her domineering mother, is … see full wiki

Director: Irving Rapper
Genre: Classics
4 reviews about Now, Voyager
review by . November 17, 2010
What's the film about?      Here, Bette plays Charlotte Vale, a downtrodden spinster, repressed by her rich and overbearing mother.  That is, until she is transformed by Dr Jasquith.      Who was the classic actor/actress?      There are three stellar performances in this film - Bette, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains.     Why did you choose this film?      Prior to watching this film, I …
Quick Tip by . October 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
We are all used to seeing Bette Davis playing characters strong enough to break I-Beams over, but in this one she does the unthinkable--she plays a weak woman (not forever) before she ... well ... gonna hold my tongue/fingers.
Quick Tip by . November 16, 2010
This film made me a fan of Bette Davis - it's a great way to pass an afternoon!
review by . July 01, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
NOW VOYAGER is one of Bette Davis' greatest screen vehicles. It's a tender love story, taut psychological drama and inspiring tale of physical and spiritual transformation. It runs neck-and-neck with DARK VICTORY as Davis' greatest performance.Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis) is a lonely and repressed spinster living with her cold and domineering mother (Gladys Cooper). Her kind sister-in-law (Ilka Chase), fearing that Charlotte is headed for a complete breakdown, sees no other option than to bring …
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