Film


On the Waterfront

Dir: Elia Kazan
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
108mins   1954   US   PG   English   

Dockworker Terry Malloy had been an up-and-coming boxer until powerful local mob boss Johnny Friendly persuaded him to throw a fight.

When a longshoreman is murdered before he can testify about Friendly's control of the Hoboken waterfront, Terry teams up with the dead man's sister Edie and the streetwise priest Father Barry to testify himself, against the advice of Friendly's lawyer, Terry's older brother Charley.

'The performances in the film have a magnificent intelligence and strength, shaped and guided incomparably by Kazan, a master of Broadway and Hollywood' - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

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Showtimes


Wed 15 May

20:15