The Pawnbroker Movie Review 1965

Information and Film Reviews for The Pawnbroker the Movie

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A Jewish pawnbroker in Harlem is haunted by his grueling experiences in a Nazi camp during the Holocaust. Powerful and well done. Probably Steiger's best performance. Adapted from a novel by Edward Lewis Wallant.

Distribution

Lions Gate Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3870, URL: http://www.lgf.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Judaism, World War II, The Holocaust
Cast
Rod Steiger, Brock Peters, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jaime Sanchez, Thelma Oliver
Cinematography
Boris Kaufman
Director
Sidney Lumet
Music
Quincy Jones
Producer
Commonwealth United

Awards

Berlin Intl. Film Fest. 1965: Actor (Steiger); British Acad. 1966: Actor (Steiger).

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