One of the last great men-in-chains films. A man (Newman) sentenced to sweat out a term on a prison farm refuses to compromise with authority. Martin shines in his supporting role as the oily warden, uttering that now-famous phrase, "What we have here is a failure to communicate." Kennedy's performance as leader of the chain gang won him an Oscar. Based on the novel by Donn Pearce.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 126 minutes.
Oscars 1967: Support. Actor (Kennedy), Natl. Film Reg. 2005.
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