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East of Eden

April 6, 2013

USA | 1955 | 155 Minutes | Elia Kazan

Director Elia Kazan's screen version of John Steinbeck's epic novel features James Dean in his first staring role as a moody and embittered young man who is frustrated at every turn. Competing for his father's affection, and struggling to relate to his estranged mother, he competes with his brother in a modern Cain and Abel story.

This program is sponsored in part by Aron Michael Thompson.

Director: Elia Kazan
Principal Cast: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet
Country: USA
Year: 1955
Running Time: 155 Minutes
Format: 35 mm