A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | 1945

Drama, Adaptation
This adaptation of the classic novel tells the story of young Francie Nolan who yearns for life beyond her Brooklyn apartment building. While her daily routine is difficult, she makes the best of her situation, living ...more
Director: Elia Kazan
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 1 win & 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... Katie Nolan

Actor

... Aunt Sissy

Actor

... Johnny Nolan

Actor

... McShane

Actor

... Francie Nolan

Actor

... Neeley Nolan

Actor

... McGarrity

Actor

... Miss McDonough

Actor

... Steve Edwards

Actor

... Christmas Tree Vendor

Actor

... Mrs Rommely

Actor

... Carney

Actor

Synopsis

This adaptation of the classic novel tells the story of young Francie Nolan who yearns for life beyond her Brooklyn apartment building. While her daily routine is difficult, she makes the best of her situation, living with her hard-working mother, alcoholic father and tough little brother. Encouraged by her kind but irresponsible dad, Francie struggles to keep her hopes up and persevere despite all the odds against her.

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