- Original title
- Running time
- 201 min.
- United States
Ivan Moffat, Fred Guiol (Novel: Edna Ferber)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Drama. Romance | Epic film. Racism. Melodrama. Small Town Life (North-american). Family Relationships. Friendship
- Movie Groups
Edna Ferber Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Texan rancher Bick Benedict (Rock Hudson) visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. Whilst there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie Benedict (Elizabeth Taylor), they are married immediately and return to his ranch. The story of their family and its rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink (James Dean) unfolds across two generations.
: Oscar: Best Director. 10 Nominations, including Best Picture
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Picture (Drama) and Director
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Production
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Film
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