A Streetcar Named Desire (1995 film)

1995 film directed by Glenn Jordan

A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1995 television drama film directed by Glenn Jordan that first aired on CBS Television. Based on the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, it follows a 1951 adaptation starring Marlon Brando and a 1984 television adaptation. The film was adapted from a 1992 Broadway revival of the play, also starring Baldwin and Lange.

Blanche DuBois edit

  • They told me to take a streetcar named "Desire", transfer to one called "Cemetery", ride six blocks and get off, at Elysian Fields.

Dialogue edit

Stella: But there are things that happen, between a man and a woman, in the dark, that sorta make everything else seem unimportant.
Blanche: What you are talking about is brutal desire. Just desire. The name of that rattletrap streetcar that bangs through the Quarter, up one old narraw street and down another.
Stella: Haven't you ever ridden that streetcar?
Blanche: It brought me here, where I'm not wanted, and where I'm ashamed to be.

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