Picks and Pans Review: The Bell Jar

updated 07/04/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/04/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Marilyn (The Other Side of the Mountain) Hassett stars as an aspiring writer who has a nervous breakdown in this 1979 film based on the autobiographical novel by poet Sylvia Plath. The movie, hamhandedly directed by Larry (Goodbye, Columbus) Peerce, is clinical and superficial.


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