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The Story of Temple Drake

1933

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  • Miriam Hopkins, in an extraordinary performance, finds the high-strung, neurotic brittleness within the stereotype of a spoiled Southern belle... The film retains to the end an ambivalent but compassionate view of Temple, and the swampy atmosphere created by Karl Struss’s gauzy, expressionist camerawork conveys the oppressive mental haze through which she must grope for clarity.