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Desire Under the Elms is a american film of genre Drama directed by Delbert Mann released in USA on 12 march 1958 with Sophia Loren

Desire Under the Elms (1958)

Desire Under the Elms
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Released in USA 12 march 1958
Length 1h51
Directed by ,    
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating65% 3.2980153.2980153.2980153.2980153.298015

Desire Under the Elms is a 1958 American film version of the 1924 play Desire Under the Elms written by Eugene O'Neill. The film was directed by Delbert Mann from a screenplay by O'Neill and Irwin Shaw. The cast included Sophia Loren as Abbie (known as Anna in the film), Anthony Perkins as Eben, Burl Ives as Ephraim, Frank Overton as Simeon and Pernell Roberts as Peter. The film was nominated for Best Black and White Cinematography (Daniel L. Fapp) at the Academy Awards and Laurel Awards in 1959. It was also entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.

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Le vieux Éphraïm Cabot se remarie avec la jeune et belle Anna. S’ensuivent des luttes intestines entre les fils d’Éphraïm et la nouvelle épouse, tous s’estimant héritiers légitimes. Mais Anna et son beau-fils Eben, qui revendique le titre d’héritier unique, tombent réciproquement amoureux…

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