About

Santiago is an aging, down-on-his-luck, Cuban fisherman who, after catching nothing for nearly 3 months, hooks a huge Marlin and struggles to land it far out in the Gulf Stream.

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Directed by

John Sturges

Written by

Ernest Hemingway (Novel)
Peter Viertel (Screenplay)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

SPENCER TRACY in his most suspenseful role...ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S story of Heroism...Defeat...Victory!

Cast

Keywords

sea fisherman human vs nature cuba mockery

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Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Dimitri Tiomkin

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Spencer Tracy

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color