About

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

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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

Of what a girl did . . . what a boy did ... of ecstasy and revenge!

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship love money southern usa individual rebel birthday good and bad beans big wheel

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 Actor in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director Elia Kazan

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay