East of Eden | 1955

Drama, Adaptation
Film adaptation of Steinbeck's classic about a 1917 California farm family and the two brothers who struggle to maintain their strict, Bible-toting father's favor.
Director: Elia Kazan
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Abra

Actor

... Cal Trask

Actor

... Adam Trask

Actor

... Aron Trask

Actor

... Sam--the Sheriff

Actor

... Kate

Actor

... Will Hamilton

Actor

... Ann

Actor

... Mr Albrecht

Actor

... Joe

Actor

... Piscora

Actor

... Roy

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

Cal Trask has always fallen short of his brother's accomplishments. His attempts to win the heart of his hard-to-please father lead to tragedy.

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