A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

  • 1945
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Elia Kazan's first directorial assignment in films proved to be one of the most endearing, honest family dramas of the era and is still timeless enough to be watched and savored decades later. Set in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn in the first years of the 20th century, this film memorably captures the local ambiance, and the struggle of the urban poor,...read more

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01:00 — Fine screen adaptation of Betty Smith's account of a young girl's coming of age in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn.

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Sincere, convincing film version of Betty Smith's story of a girl with an alcoholic father in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. Elia Kazan's directorial debut.

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  • Review: Elia Kazan's first directorial assignment in films proved to be one of the most endearing, honest family dramas of the era and is still timeless enough to be watched and savored decades later. Set in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn in the first years of… (more)

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