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America, America

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Original title
America, America
Running time
167 min.
United States United States
Elia Kazan
Manos Hatzidakis
Haskell Wexler (B&W)
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Warner Bros.
Drama | Immigration
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the early life of Kazan's Greek-immigrant uncle, the film tells the story of the struggles of Stavros Topouzoglou in emigrating to America. First of all, he goes to Constantinople and tries to earn the money he needs for a ticket to the United States.
1963: Oscar: Best Art Direction. 4 Nominations
1963: 2 Golden Globes: Best Director, Promising Newcomer - Male (Giallelis). 8 Nom.
1963: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1963: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
1964: San Sebastian Film Festival: Golden Shell (Best Film)
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