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A Letter to Elia [American Masters] (2010)

A Letter to Elia [American Masters]
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7.7 IMDB rating

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Directed by


Starring
Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

Himself - Narrator
Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan

Himself
Elias Koteas

Elias Koteas

Elia Kazan


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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 ... (more)
Release date: 4 October 2010
Documentary (2), Usa (1), Film (1), History (1), Biography (1), 2010s (1), 2010 (1), Movie (1)
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"Directors: Martin Scorcese and Kent Jones Date watched: 28th October 2012 12am Watched before?: No, first time. Thoughts: Very good."


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" Martin Scorsese honors Elia Kazan, a great director who pioneered method acting and fell out of favor for naming names of Communists in the film industry."


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"Martin Scorsese's heartfelt documentary about a great director who became shunned by many people in the movie business because he named names of Communist actors. "


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Film Documentaries (86 movies items)

" Martin Scorsese's documentary about the controversial director of A Face in the Crowd and On the Waterfront. Elia Kazan named names of Communist actors. Martin Scorsese helped Kazan secure an honorary Oscar for his career, and many people refused to applaud because of his actions."


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Movie Diary - 2011 (505 movies items)

"12.5.2011 Scorsesen suhteellisen onnistunut kunnianosoitus Elia Kazanille. Ei niinkään elokuvan historian oppitunti, vaan Scorsesen tilitys Kazanin ja hänen elokuviensa merkityksestä hänelle itselleen. Erityisesti pidin siitä kuinka Scorsese muisteli aikoinaan 50-luvulla koettuja hetkiä Kazanin elokuvien parissa. Itse elokuvakokemuksesta, siitä kun ihminen istuu pimeässä salissa tuijottamassa valkokaankaalle, ei ole koskaan liikaa puhetta. Tämä sopii parhaiten niille jotka ovat per"


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"34.Mostra Belas Artes | 04 de novembro /2010 | 20:10"


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"34.Mostra Belas Artes | November 04, 2010 | 20:10"