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A Letter to Elia [American Masters] (2010)

A Letter to Elia [American Masters]
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Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese
Himself - Narrator
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan
Elias Koteas Elias Koteas
Elia Kazan

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1 year, 1 month ago at Sep 13 16:44
Good resume of creative achievements of some of Kazan's best films, notably "East of Eden", "On the waterfront", "America, America", in a personal Scorseses' explanation.
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Description: For Martin Scorsese, growing up in Little Italy, seeing On the Waterfront and East of Eden as a young man was a life-changing experience. Scorsese appears on and off camera throughout A Letter to Elia, taking us through Kazan’s life and through his own as well, and through his growing realization that there was an artist behind the camera, someone “who knew me, maybe better than I knew myself.” The film is about being exposed to the right movies at the right moment in your adolescent life, when you’re wide open and ready to connect, to be spurred on by the work up there on the screen, and then, maybe, to chart a course t ... (more)
Release date: 4 October 2010
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