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East of Eden

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Original title
East of Eden
Running time
115 min.
United States United States
Paul Osborn (Novel: John Steinbeck)
Leonard Rosenman
Ted McCord
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Warner Bros. Pictures
Drama | Melodrama. Small Town Life (North-american). 1910s
Movie Groups
John Steinbeck Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to estranged mother.

1955: Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Jo Van Fleet). 4 Nominations
1955: Golden Globe: Best Movie Drama
1955: BAFTA Awards: 3 Nominations, Including Best Film and Foreign Actress (Dean)
1955: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1955: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
1955: Cannes: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1955: National Board of Review: Top 10 Mejores películas del año
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