The Whales of August (1987)

The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring 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.

  • Lindsay Anderson

  • David Berry

Release Date: 1987-10-14
themoviedb icon 7.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 90

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