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Jessica Lange delivers a knockout performance in this biography of silver screen actress Frances Farmer, who goes from high school essay award-winner to sought-after Hollywood siren, until her demanding, relentless devotion to intelligent artistic choices and alcoholism lead to career immolation and, eventually, commitment to an institution. Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard and Jeffrey DeMunn costar.

Writtn by: Eric Bergren &

Written by: Christopher De Vore and

Written by: Nicholas Kazan

Directed by: Graeme Clifford

Duration: 140 mins

Genre: Drama

Advisories: Rape, Adult Language, Adult Content, Nudity, Mild Violence

Rating: R

Audio Format: English/Spanish, Stereo

Video Format: HDTV, Closed Captioning