Oscar Movies: A Rage to Live (1965), Starring Suzanne Pleshette as Nympho

Walter Grauman directed A Rage to Live, a preposterous melodrama starring Suzanne Pleshette as a woman whose sexual passions wreak havoc on her life.

Grade: C- (* out of *****)

A Rage to Live

film poster by Renato Fratini

Oscar Nominations: 1

Costume design (black-and-white): Howard Shoup

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was Julie Harris for the costumes she designed for Julie Christie in “Darling.”

The other nominees were Edith Head for “The Slender Thread,” Moss Mabry for “Morituri,” and Bill Thomas and Jean Louis for “Ship of Fools.”