The Pumpkin EaterThe Pumpkin Eater
is a 1964
film which tells the story of a multiply-married woman, with many children, who finds herself with husband number three and pregnant with child number seven, unsure of where her life is taking her. It stars Anne Bancroft
, Peter Finch
, James Mason
, Cedric Hardwicke
, Maggie Smith
and Eric Porter.
The movie was adapted by Harold Pinter from the novel by Penelope Mortimer. It was directed by Jack Clayton.
It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress (Anne Bancroft).