- Original title
- Running time
- 140 min.
- United States
Michael Wilson (Novel: Jessamyn West)
Ellsworth J. Fredricks
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
Adventure. Drama | American Civil War. 19th Century. Small Town Life (North-american). Religion
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitide?
: 6 Nominations for Oscar, including Movie, Director and Supporting Actor (Perkins)
: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Actor - Drama (Gary Cooper)
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films and actress
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Drama Screenplay
: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm)
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