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5,400 Ratings

A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by Elia Kazan
United States, 1951
Drama

Synopsis

A film adaptation of the famed Tennessee Williams play. Wanting to forget her past and start again, Blance DuBoise moves in with her sister’s family in New Orleans. Her brutish brother-in-law ensures that she doesn’t outrun her past and soon the stage is set for their final confrontation.

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A Streetcar Named Desire Directed by Elia Kazan

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1951 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize

Berlin International Film Festival

1996

Academy Awards

1952 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1952 | 4 wins including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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