Elia Kazan A Directors Journey (1995)
Movie: Elia Kazan A Directors Journey
- Director: Richard Schickel
- Stars: Eli Wallach, Elia Kazan
- Release Date: August 14, 1995
- Run Time: 75 mins
- Genre: Biography, Documentary
This documentary on the life and work of Academy award-winning director Elia Kazan highlights his colorful life on Broadway and in film, which is exemplified by such classic movies as East of Eden,A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, and Gentleman’s Agreement. Kazan’s life outside the movie set is equally noteworthy, and this film utilizes various interviews to illustrate his controversial appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the ’50s. Elia Kazan is one of America’s most respected directors, and this video provides a unique glimpse into the life of a man who has left a lasting mark on the worlds of both cinema and theatre.