About

An American man returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love and conflict.

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

John Ford (Writer)
Frank S. Nugent (Screenplay)
Maurice Walsh (Story)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Action... Excitement... Romance... Fill the Screen!

Cast

Keywords

train love boxer ireland countryside fight beer rural area dowry widow brother pub cottage fiery redhead temper

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#76 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

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

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color Archie Stout

Oscar for Best Director John Ford

Oscar nomination for Best Sound, Recording

Oscar nomination for Best Picture John Ford