The Bell Jar Trailer

The Bell Jar Trailer (1979)

"Sometimes just being a woman is an act of courage..." 20 March 1979 107 mins

Adaptation of the 1963 novel by Sylvia Plath. Details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the Rosenbergs' execution to sleazy disc jockeys and predatory college boys.

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Marilyn Hassett

as Esther Greenwood

Julie Harris

as Mrs. Greenwood

Jameson Parker

as Buddy Willard

Anne Jackson

as Dr. Nolan

Barbara Barrie

as Jay Cee

Scott McKay

as Mr. Gilling

Meg Mundy

as Bea Ramsey

Meg Mundy

as Hilda


Gerald Fried

Original Music Composer

Gerald Hirschfeld

Gerald Hirschfeld Cinematography

John Robert Lloyd

John Robert Lloyd Production Design

John Robert Lloyd

John Robert Lloyd Costume Design

International Releases Dates

United States 20 March 1979

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