Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Elia Kazan. 1963. 174 mins. Restored 35mm print. With Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam. Based on the life of director Elia Kazan’s immigrant uncle, the intimate epic America America is the saga of Stavros (Stathis Giallelis), a young man who leaves war-torn Greece to begin a new life. Stavros encounters both allies and adversaries on a dramatic transcontinental trek, ultimately earning a nickname to match his enduring dream: America America. Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Preserved by Warner Bros. in association with UCLA Film & Television Archive. Preservation funding provided by Warner Bros., the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and The Film Foundation.
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