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A View from the Bridge (1962)

Vu du pont (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney Lumet

Writers:

Arthur Miller (play), Jean Aurenche (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Raf Vallone ... Eddie Carbone
Jean Sorel ... Rodolpho
Maureen Stapleton ... Beatrice Carbone
Raymond Pellegrin ... Marco
Morris Carnovsky ... Mr. Alfieri
Andrea Aureli
Carol Lawrence ... Catherine
Harvey Lembeck ... Mike
Mickey Knox ... Louis
Vincent Gardenia ... Lipari
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Storyline

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 alfiehitchie

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Men and women pushed and pulled by emotions that run as high as the storm tides! See more »

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | Italian | English

Release Date:

18 January 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A View from the Bridge See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric)
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Trivia

Raf Vallone reprised his role as Eddie Carbone in ITV Play of the Week: A View from the Bridge (1966). See more »

Alternate Versions

Two separate versions were filmed: one in English, the other in French. See more »

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Version of ITV Play of the Week: A View from the Bridge (1966) See more »

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Powerful cast delivers big-time in Powerful Drama
29 March 2004 | by tomreynolds2004See all my reviews

A View From The Bridge transcends its stage-play roots to give an earthy feel for its neighborhood and its neighbors. This is high praise considering the play is one of Arthur Miller's very best to begin with. The chemistry is devastatingly hot between Raf Vallone and his illicit love for niece Carol Lawrence who, at first admires him, but later turns on him with disgust. Maureen Stapleton is magnificent as Vallone's desperate wife. Vincent Gardenia is disarmingly young in an early role. The cinematography seems to peel the layers of this blue-collar area like an onion, and the score is simply perfect. A View from the Bridge is a neglected classic that needs to be restored to prominence.


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