The Joy That Kills
|The Joy That Kills|
|Based on||"The Story of an Hour"
by Kate Chopin
|Screenplay by||Tina Rathborne
|Directed by||Tina Rathborne|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||56 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Cypress Films, Mark/Jill Productions|
|Distributor||Films for the Humanities|
|Original release||1985 TV broadcast, 1988 VHS, 2004 DVD, 2005 E-video|
The Joy that Kills is a 1984 television film adaptation of Kate Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour." It was directed by Tina Rathborne and co-written by Rathbone and Nancy Dyer. It was released in 1984 as a part of the PBS series American Playhouse.
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