Criterion Critics

Summertime (1955)

Episode #42

United Artists released Summertime on June 21, 1955. David Lean directed the film starring Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, and Isa Miranda.

‘Summertime’ Criterion Synopsis

An American spinster’s dream of romance finally becomes a bittersweet reality when she meets a handsome—but married—Italian man while vacationing in Venice. Katharine Hepburn’s sensitive portrayal of the lonely heroine and Jack Hildyard’s glorious Technicolor photography make Summertime an endearing and visually enchanting film.

Read the full summary, listen to our Golden Age of the Silver Screen film review, and add the film to your collection today!

Leave a Comment and Follow Us

Please let us know what you think of the film in the comments section, and rate this movie from one to five stars below as well. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to our YouTube channel for all of our film reviews.

Disclaimer
This podcast is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The song Miami Nights is brought to you by Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. All original content of this podcast is the intellectual property of the Criterion Critics, the MHM Podcast Network, and Fuzzy Bunny Slippers Entertainment LLC unless otherwise noted. The Criterion Critics are not affiliated with The Criterion Collection.

Rate the Film!

Our Rating

Our Rating

United Artists released Summertime on June 21, 1955. David Lean directed the film starring Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, and Isa Miranda.

User Rating: 3.93 ( 3 votes)
Show More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button