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East Of Eden (2005)


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/EASTDue 05-20-19
Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
Edition:  2-disc special edition
Description:  2 videodiscs (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1419804960, 141981074X,
Language:  English

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Originally released as a motion picture in 1955

Based on the novel by John Steinbeck

Special features: New 50th anniversary documentary 'East of Eden: art in search of life" documentary; "Forever James Dean" vintage documentary; additional scenes; screen tests; wardrobe tests, costume and production design gallery; 3/19/55 New York Premiere footage

Julie Harris, James Dean, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Dekker, Lois Smith, Harold Gordon, Nick Dennis

Cal Trask is considered the "bad" son of taciturn Salinas Valley lettuce farmer Adam Trask. Although Cal always means well, he just can't stay out of trouble. Neither is Cal able to match the high esteem in which his father holds his "good" brother Aron. Only Aron's girl friend Abra and kindly old Doctor Sam seem to be able to see the essential goodness in the troublesome Cal. In an effort to win his father's love, Cal purchases a fresh lettuce crop to replace the ruined beans that threatened to bankrupt his family. But Adam rejects the gift and comes to realizes that Cal knows that Kate is Cal and Aron's mother, whom both boys thought was long dead

MPAA rating: Not rated (Original rating); PG; for thematic elements and some violent content (2005 rating)

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital

English or dubbed French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Kazan, Elia.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013.
Dean, James, 1931-1955.
Massey, Raymond.
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995.
Davalos, Richard, 1930-2016
McCord, Ted, 1900-1976.
Rosenman, Leonard.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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