East of Eden (1955 movie)

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East of Eden is a 1955 movie, directed by Elia Kazan, and based on the novel of the same name by John Steinbeck

It stars Julie Harris, James Dean, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos and Jo Van Fleet, and was adapted by Paul Osborn and John Steinbeck (uncredited).

The movie won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Jo Van Fleet). It was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Dean), Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay.

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Awards

Academy Awards 1956

BAFTA Awards 1956

  • Best Film from Any Source: Nominated
  • Best Foreign Actor: Nominated James Dean
  • Most Promising Newcomer: Nominated Jo Van Fleet

Cannes Film Festival 1955

  • Winner - Best Dramatic Film, Elia Kazan

Golden Globes 1956

  • Winner - Best Motion Picture Drama

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