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3.3
214 Ratings

The Long, Hot Summer

Directed by Martin Ritt
United States, 1958
Drama

Synopsis

Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.

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The Long, Hot Summer Directed by Martin Ritt

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1958 | Winner: Best Actor

National Board of Review

1958 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

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