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East of Eden

The film that catapulted James Dean to cult status! Adapted from the John Steinbeck novel, this powerful family drama examines modern conflict and neuroses with Dean as the can-do-no-right brother, desperate for his father's approval. Winner of many awards including Best Dramatic Picture at Cannes, Best Picture Golden Globe and Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Jo Van Fleet. An unmissable classic.

Year: 1955
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Classic Drama, Best of the 1950s, Golden Globe - Drama, John Steinbeck, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Dekker, Lois Smith
Duration: 115 Minutes
Rating: PG - Adult themes.
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