Blanche before ‘Streetcar’

Gillian Anderson resumes her role as Blanche DuBois in a prequel to Tennessee Williams’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, inspired by the Young Vic theatre’s acclaimed production in 2014.

How is Blanche represented in this short film? What elements of the original text have they used to re-imagine Blanche just before we meet her in Elysian Fields?

Mrs S Dutson

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