Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two brothers, illegal immigrants, Marco and Rodolpho. Catherine falls in love with Rudolpho; and Eddie, tormented but unable to admit even to himself his quasi-incestuous love, reports the illegal immigrants to the authorities. Written by
The violent world of a city's docks touches the raw fiber of life -- with fire... compassion... and boldness.
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Did You Know?
The screen play is based on the stage play "A View From the Bridge" by Arthur Miller
which opened at the Coronet Theater on September 29, 1955 and ran for 148 performances. See more
Referenced in By Sidney Lumet