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Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by James Foley
United States, 1992


With a blistering script by David Mamet, Glengarry Glen Ross examines the bitter, cynical machinations and power struggles behind the scenes at a real estate firm.

Glengarry Glen Ross Directed by James Foley

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Best Actor (Jack Lemmon)

Academy Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Critics reviews

What I admire about the acting cannot be separated from the writing, in a way, because the rhythms of the dialogue are not uniform, contrary to the assumption that Mamet always writes in that staccato style. Pacino speaks in beautiful monologues, needing a mark like James Lingk only to throw a few words once in a while like gasoline to his rhetorical fire.
May 19, 2015
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The underrated James Foley (After Dark, My Sweet) shows an excellent feeling for the driven and haunted jive rhythms of David Mamet, macho invective and all, in a superb 1992 delivery of his tour de force theater piece about desperate real estate salesmen, adapted for the screen by Mamet himself.
December 01, 1992
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