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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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Original title
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Running time
153 min.
United States United States
Nunnally Johnson (Novel: Sloan Wilson)
Bernard Herrmann
Charles G. Clarke
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20th Century-Fox
Synopsis / Plot
A very long and serious adaptation of the Sloan Wilson novel about a Madison Avenue advertising exec trying to balance his life between work and family. A man returns home after World War II and finds it tough to support his wife and child. He gets a job at a large company and starts to rise to the top, but the conflict of being a family-man and a money-making businessman starts to grow at odds within him.
1956: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or. Premio OCIC - Mención especial
1956: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
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