W Somerset Maugham's story of Sadie Thompson, who became a classic of stage, screen and literature, with a brilliant performance from Joan Crawford as the cynical prostitute, and Water Huston as the minister who tries to reform her. While a box office failure in 1932, Rain has gone on to become a cult favorite, thanks to Crawford's vivid performance as Sadie and director Lewis Milestone's adventurous visual style.

Year: 1932
Genre: Drama, Classic Drama, W Somerset Maugham, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Lewis Milestone
Starring: Joan Crawford, Walter Huston, William Gargan
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Classic Drama



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