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Four Academy AwardÂ-winning actors--Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, and Maureen Stapleton--sink their teeth into this enthralling drama, which brings together the legendary talents of director Sidney Lumet and writer Tennessee Williams. A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Brando is Val Xavier, a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance (Magnani), who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol (Woodward). Lumet captures the intense, fearless performances and Williams's hot-blooded storytelling and social critique with his customary restraint, resulting in a drama of uncommon sophistication and craft. DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION DOUBLE-DVD SET FEATURES: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, approved by director Sidney Lumet; New video interview with Lumet; New documentary featuring Tennessee Williams scholar Robert Bray and film historian R. Barton Palmer discussing Williams's work in Hollywood and The Fugitive Kind; Three Plays by Tennessee Williams, an hour-long television presentation of three one-act plays by Williams, directed by Lumet in 1958; PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Thomson.