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A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.
The facilities and philosophy of Cascade, the "sanatorium" where Charlotte is treated in the book and movie, are based on the real-life Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA, where author Olive Higgins Prouty had once sought treatment. The Riggs ... ...
I thought you came up here to have a nervous breakdown.
Charlotte: Well, I've decided not to have one... if it's all the same to you.
When Charlotte first enters the room to meet Jaquith, her position changes; she is first at the steps near the doorway, but in the next cut she is close to her mother's chair.