About

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

8.0
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Directed by

Elia Kazan

Written by

John Steinbeck (Author)
Paul Osborn (Author)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Sometimes you can't tell who's good and who's bad...

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#528 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Jo Van Fleet

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Director Elia Kazan

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role