Gone with the Wind (1939)
Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cook, Sam Wood
Writers: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Ben Hecht, Joe Swering, John van der Ruden
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O’Neill, Evelyn Keyes, Ann Rutherford / George Rivers / Fred Kline / Heidi McDaniels / Oscar Polk / Bart Flay McQueen / Victor Jory / Everett Brown / Howard C. Hickman / Alicia Ritter / Leslie Howard / Rand Brooks / Carol Nye / Laura Hope Cruise / Eddie Anderson / Harry Davenport / Leona Roberts / Jane Darwell / Oona Munson / Paul Hearst / Isabelle Jules / Cami King Kellen / Eric Linden / J.M. Kerrigan / Ward Bond/ Lillian Kemble-Cooper/ …
Genre: Drama / Romance / War / History / Women
Region: United States
Release: 1939-12-15 (Atlanta premiere) / 1940-01-17 (USA)
Length: 238 minutes / 234 minutes
Also known as: Gone with the Wind
Rating: IMDB 8.2 / Rotten Tomatoes 90%
On the eve of the American Civil War, Scarlett (Vivien Leigh), the daughter of Tara Manor on the South Farm, fell in love with Ashley (Leslie Howard), the son of another farmer, and was rejected. In retaliation, she married a man she did not love, Charles, the younger brother of Ashley’s wife Melanie (Olivia de Havilland).
During the war, Scarlett became a widow, lost her mother, and took on the burden of life. She was no longer the original daughter; after the war, she became a wife twice and married the speculator Rhett (Clark Clark) who loved her for many years. Gable Clark Gable).
However, even after experiencing hardships in life, Scarlett’s feelings for Ashley still have not changed. The death of Ashley’s wife, Melanie, gave Scarlett a chance. On the one hand, she loved her husband Rhett deeply, and on the other hand, was Ashley, whom she had been thinking about for many years? What kind of a different tomorrow will Scarlett give herself?
“Gone with the Wind” is a 1939 epic historical romance film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. The movie is set during the American Civil War and follows the story of Scarlett O’Hara, a wealthy Southern belle, as she navigates the challenges and hardships of the war and Reconstruction era, and her complicated relationship with the dashing Rhett Butler.
The film was a massive critical and commercial success, grossing over $390 million (adjusted for inflation) and winning ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress for Vivien Leigh. “Gone with the Wind” was praised for its lavish production values, memorable characters, and sweeping storyline, and has since become a cultural icon and a beloved classic.
At the same time, the movie has also been criticized for its romanticized portrayal of the antebellum South and its depiction of Black characters as subservient and stereotypical. Despite these criticisms, “Gone with the Wind” remains one of the most successful and influential movies of all time and has continued to captivate audiences for generations.
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