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Marty (1955)

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Starring (View all)
Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
Marty Piletti
Betsy Blair Betsy Blair
Clara Snyder
Esther Minciotti Esther Minciotti
Teresa Piletti
Augusta Ciolli Augusta Ciolli
Aunt Catherine
Joe Mantell Joe Mantell
Angie
Karen Steele Karen Steele
Virginia
Jerry Paris Jerry Paris
Tommy
James Bell James Bell
Mr. Snyder


Written by
Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky
(story)


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A nice little movie

12 years, 1 month ago at Oct 18 16:20
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this movie but since it won the Best picture Academy award back in 1955, I was quite eager to check it out. After watching the damned thing, the first thing I thought was how interesting it was that such a small and low key feature would actually win the Best picture Academy award. Indeed, do you think it would have a chance against our contemporary epic... read more
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Marty (Ernest Borgnine) is a 34-year-old butcher whose Italian family is constantly after him to get married. He meets plain-looking schoolteacher Clara (Betsy Blair). They are both lonely, unglamorous people who have resigned themselves to their unloved lives. But they manage, in time, to grope their way to love.
Release date: 10 June 1955
UPC: 027616862921
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