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Rated
PG
Runtime 129 min
Ratings
100% critics Rotten Tomatoes
91% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 10+ Common Sense Media
Where to Watch
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Genre Drama, Romance
Release 03/01/45
Actors Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan
Directors Elia Kazan
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalous succession of "husbands"; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie's desire to transfer to a better school...if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.
Genre Drama, Romance
Release 03/01/45
Actors Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan
Directors Elia Kazan
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalous succession of "husbands"; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie's desire to transfer to a better school...if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.