Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two A Streetcar Named Disre is the story of Blanche DuBois, a weak and disturbed woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. After losing their ancestral home, Belle Reve, Blanche shows up at the doorstep of her sister, Stella. However, Blanche’s snobbery wins her the instant dislike of Stella’s husband, Stanley. Stanley becomes enraged when Blanche hits it off with Stanley’s friend, Mitch. Eventually, Stanley ends up raping Blanche. However, no one believes Blanche and she is forced to go to an insane asylum.