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America America -- A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses iten route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America.

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Writer:
Elia Kazan (written by)
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Release Date:
17 June 1964 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
A trail to the light! See more »
Plot:
A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of the Best! See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Stathis Giallelis ... Stavros Topouzoglou
Frank Wolff ... Vartan Damadian
Harry Davis ... Isaac Topouzoglou
Elena Karam ... Vasso Topouzoglou
Estelle Hemsley ... Grandmother Topouzoglou
Gregory Rozakis ... Hohannes Gardashian

Lou Antonio ... Osman
Salem Ludwig ... Odysseus Topouzoglou

John Marley ... Garabet

Joanna Frank ... Vartuhi
Paul Mann ... Aleko Sinnikoglou
Linda Marsh ... Thomna Sinnikoglou
Robert H. Harris ... Aratoon Kebabian
Katharine Balfour ... Sophia Kebabian
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Giorgos Foundas ... (uncredited)
Tom Holland ... Voice Overs (voice) (uncredited)

Elia Kazan ... Himself (voice) (uncredited)
Dimitris Nikolaidis ... (uncredited)
Dimos Starenios ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Elia Kazan 
 
Writing credits
Elia Kazan (written by)

Produced by
Charles H. Maguire .... associate producer
Elia Kazan .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Manos Hatzidakis  (as Manos Hadjidakis)
 
Cinematography by
Haskell Wexler (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dede Allen 
 
Production Design by
Gene Callahan 
 
Art Direction by
Vassilis Photopoulos (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Anna Hill Johnstone 
 
Makeup Department
Eligio Trani .... makeup artist (as Emilio Trani)
 
Sound Department
Jean Bagley .... sound editor
Edward Beyer .... head sound editor
Jack Fitzstephens .... sound editor (as John Fitzstephens)
Le Roy Robbins .... sound mixer (as Leroy Robbins)
Dick Vorisek .... sound re-recording mixer (as Richard Vorisek)
Stanley Bixtel .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cesare Donodi .... chief grip
Ralph Gerling .... assistant camera
Massimo Massimi .... chief electrician
Harlow Stengel .... camera operator (as Harlowe Stengel)
Frank J. Calabria .... additional photographer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Peter Grivas .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stanley Buetens .... music publisher
Nikos Gatsos .... lyrics
 
Other crew
Charles Dorat .... french adaptation: original version with subtitles
Burtt Harris .... production assistant
Marie Kenney .... script continuity
Theodore Kritas .... liason: Greece, Athena Enterprises Corporation
Siné .... poster designer: re-release france
 

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174 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
Of all the films he had directed, this one was Elia Kazan's favorite film, as it was very personal to him.See more »
Quotes:
Abdul:I've killed men like you before, and it's no different than killing a sheep. One clean cut anywhere, and the life flows out. A twitch or two and it's all over.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Arrangement (1969)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hohanness And Stavros' MadnessSee more »

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16 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
One of the Best!, 8 September 1999
Author: syohanan from Illinois

Agreed! "America, America" is one of the best pictures ever made. It is a must see for any first or second generation American. A true American classic in the best sense. The movie might be a bit hard to find on video, but when you find it you won't be disappointed....I promise!

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