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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


USA 1945, 125 minutes
Dir. Elia Kazan
Rating: [G]
Genres: Classics, Drama

Topics: Period - 1900s, Rites-of-passage.


Aroview: Dir. Kazan's restrained debut, adapting Betty Smith's novel about a family of immigrants making do in the Brooklyn tenements of the early 20th century. This has been particularly admired for its warm performances and James Dunn won an Oscar for his role as the alcoholic head of the household.

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  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 4:3 (original academy)

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