Secret Ceremony

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Secret Ceremony ★★½ 1969 (R)

An aging prostitute and a young, aimless waif resemble each other's dead mother and dead daughter, respectively, and the relationship goes on, strangely, from there. This original bigscreen version is very good Freudian psychodrama; 101-minute TV version is unfortunately greatly diluted. 109m/C VHS . Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Mitchum, Mia Farrow, Pamela Brown, Peggy Ash croft; D: Joseph Losey; M: Richard Rodney Ben nett.