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Our Best Best Pictures series continues with a pick from our Operations Manager Martin — Elia Kazan’s 1954 crime drama, On the Waterfront, starring the inimitable Marlon Brando.
On the waterfronts of Hoboken, New Jersey, corrupt unions and racketeering spread amongst the longshoremen working in the region. After former prize fighter Terry Malloy (Brando) is falsely lured into assisting the death of a colleague, he attempts to reconnect with Edie (Eva Marie Saint), the sister of the deceased, out of guilt. It is her aggressive seek for justice in which Terry realizes not only his feelings for her, but the growing danger his position puts him within.
Inspired by a series of true articles from the New York Sun, On the Waterfront is riveting as both a crime saga as well as a star vehicle for one of the most celebrated actors of all time.
On the Waterfront screens starting Friday, March 24th.
Friday, Mar 24 – 8pm
Saturday, Mar 25 -3pm
Sunday, Mar 26 – 4:45pm