ON THE WATERFRONT

Marlon Brando, Karl Malden

Columbia Pictures; Directed by Elia Kazan

Black and White; Not Rated; 108 minutes; 1954

, VHS

A priest sets out to smash mob control over the New York waterfront in this film classic. Meanwhile, an inarticulate longshoreman realizes what he could have amounted to in the world. Elia Kazan's direction combined with Marlon Brando's acting skill created this intelligent, superior piece of entertainment that was the winner of eight Academy Awards® including Best Picture.

 

REVIEWS

"A powerful and influential movie."

- Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

"A powerful testament to the potential within us all."

- Damian Cannon; MOVIE REVIEWS UK