Marty

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(out of 5)


 is excellent in this low-key drama, as a Brooklyn butcher who goes through life expecting very little. His existence mostly revolves around his lonely job followed by coming home to his judgmental mother until a timid schoolteacher () shows up and perks up his interests. Paddy Chayefsky’s screenplay is intelligent and Delbert Mann’s direction is decidedly unsentimental.


Hecht-Lancaster Productions

USA, 1955

Directed by

Story and screenplay by

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1955

Cannes Film Festival 1955

Golden Globe Awards 1955

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