The Whales of August (1987) (Movie)

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The Whales of August
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The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry and stars Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian aristocracy. The film was shot on location on Maine's Cliff Island. The house still stands and is a popular subject of artists on the island. The film was directed by Lindsay Anderson, his final feature film, and the screenplay was adapted by David Berry from his own play. Wikipedia


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The Whales of August is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American drama films, 1980s drama films, Films set in Maine, Films directed by Lindsay Anderson, 1987 films, Films shot in Maine, Films about old age and Films directed by Lindsay Anderson.

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