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The Grapes of Wrath

Director: John Ford

Genre: Drama

Year: 1940

Running time: 129 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Fox

Format: DCP

Cast: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine

Language options: Dialogue - EN | Subtitle - FR

This remarkable film version of Steinbeck's novel was nominated for seven Academy Awards®, including for Best Picture, Actor (Henry Fonda), Film Editing, Sound and Writing. John Ford won the Best Director Oscar® and actress Jane Darwell won Best Actress for her portrayal of Ma Joad, the matriarch of the struggling migrant farmer family. Following a prison term he served for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon of the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land - California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.





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