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184 Ratings

The Landlord

Directed by Hal Ashby
United States, 1970
Comedy, Drama


At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders “runs away” from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn with the intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it into a posh flat.

The Landlord Directed by Hal Ashby

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1971 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

BAFTA Awards

1972 | Nominee: UN Award

Golden Globes (USA)

1971 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture

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