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Exodus (27-Mar-1960)

Director: Otto Preminger

Writer: Dalton Trumbo

From novel: Exodus by Leon Uris

Music by: Ernest Gold

Producer: Otto Preminger

Keywords: Drama, Israel

The founding of the modern state of Israel. As Jewish people flee Europe, they found themselves unwelcome and detained by various governments. The first portion tells the story of some 600 refugees in Cyprus trying to reach Palestine. The second half, turmoil within the British Mandate as Zionists struggle for an independent state. Long and overwrought. Won an Oscar for Best Dramatic Score; received additional nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Cinematography.

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Paul Newman   ...   Ari Ben Canaan
Eva Marie Saint   ...   Kitty Fremont
Ralph Richardson   ...   Gen. Sutherland
Peter Lawford   ...   Maj. Caldwell
Lee J. Cobb   ...   Barak Ben Canaan
Sal Mineo   ...   Dov Landau
John Derek   ...   Taha
Hugh Griffith   ...   Mandria
Gregory Ratoff   ...   Lakavitch
Felix Aylmer   ...   Dr. Lieberman
David Opatoshu   ...   Akiva
Jill Haworth   ...   Karen
Marius Goring   ...   Von Stroch
Alexandra Stewart   ...   Jordana
Michael Wager   ...   David
Martin Benson   ...   Mordekai
Paul Stevens   ...   Reuben
Betty Walker   ...   Sarah
Martin Miller   ...   Dr. Odenheim
Victor Maddern   ...   Sergeant
George Maharis   ...   Yoav
John Crawford   ...   Hank
Samuel Segal   ...   Proprietor
Dahn Ben Amotz   ...   Uzi
Ralph Truman   ...   Colonel
Peter Madden   ...   Dr. Clement
Joseph Furst   ...   Avidan
Paul Stassino   ...   Driver
Michael Wynne   ...   Man
Marc Burns   ...   Lt. O'Hara
Esther Reichstadt   ...   Mrs. Hirschberg
Zeporah Peled   ...   Mrs. Frankel
Philo Hauser   ...   Novak


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