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East of Eden
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James Dean James Dean
Cal Trask
Raymond Massey Raymond Massey
Adam Trask
Burl Ives Burl Ives
Sam the Sheriff
Richard Davalos Richard Davalos
Aron Trask
Albert Dekker Albert Dekker
Will Hamilton
Lois Smith Lois Smith

Written by
John Steinbeck John Steinbeck
(novel East of Eden)
Paul Osborn Paul Osborn
(screen play)


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4 years, 9 months ago at Aug 26 14:24
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It is a touching drama which doesn't succeed in being exciting.Elia Kazan,a brilliant director,creates a diamond from the novel of an amazing author John Steinbeck and manages to enter the world of the heroes in a unique way.The performances are unforgettable,however stands the legendary James Dean, who with this film debut was established as a star.
Awesome interprets his role as the fail... read more

A great classic

4 years, 9 months ago at Aug 26 13:32
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James Dean is a real legend, even though he has made only 3 movies (in fact, he has made actually other movies but with a very small part). So, I was really curious to see those flicks to finally find out if the guy was actually any good. This movie was the first of his that I have seen and I have to say I was indeed really impressed. Honestly, even though the directing was really good, I thought ... read more
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In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to estranged mother.
Release date: 10 April 1955
UPC: 012569683327
Tags: Drama (15), 1950s (13), 1955 (11), Classic (9), Family (6), WWI (6), World War I (5), Usa (5), John Steinbeck (5), Technicolor (5), Based On Book (4), 50s (4), Love (4), Based On A Novel (4), Father (4), Romance (4), Brother (3), War (3), 50's (3), 300 Greatest Films (3)
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"1955! Winner: Jo Van Fleet! Nominees: Betsy Blair - Marty as Clara Snyder Peggy Lee - Pete Kelly's Blues as Rose Hopkins Marisa Pavan - The Rose Tattoo as Rosa Delle Rose Natalie Wood - Rebel Without a Cause as Judy"

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"The story is set during 1905 and 1918, leading into American involvement in World War I, in the central California coastal towns of Monterey and Salinas. Cal (James Dean) and Aron (Richard Davalos) are the sons of a modestly successful farmer and wartime draft board chairman, Adam Trask (Raymond Massey). Cal is moody and embittered by his belief that his father favors Aron. Although both Cal and Aron had long been led to believe that their mother had died "and gone to heaven," the opening scene "

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