East of Eden
Dir: Elia Kazan | 1955 | USA | 115 minutes | Language: English
Starring: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet
'brilliant' The New York Times
Director Elia Kazan's screen version of John Steinbeck's epic novel features James Dean in his first starring role as a moody and embittered young man who is frustrated at every turn. Competing for his father's affection, and struggling to relate to his estranged mother, he competes with his brother in a modern Cain and Abel story.