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On the Waterfront

Directed by Elia Kazan
United States, 1954


When a dockworker is murdered before he can testify against corrupt New Jersey union bosses, a sullied former boxer must take a stand for his beliefs in this Academy Award-winning saga.

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On the Waterfront Directed by Elia Kazan

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1954 | 4 wins including: OCIC Award

Academy Awards

1955 | 8 wins including: Best Picture

1955 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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