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The Grapes of Wrath 1940
NR

  • John Ford
  • March 15, 1940
  • 129 mins
  • English
  • Drama
The most discussed book in years - now comes to the screen to become the most discussed picture in ages
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncles farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.

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Excellent movie about the Great Depression, that was created and watched while the Great Depression was still happening. It's a piece of history if nothing else.

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Cinema Paco 2 image 3.5/5 Sound 2.5/5. Great movie about the depression of the 30s, with great performances. Very topical for the current abuses of the recruiters with the crisis

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I don't understand what the point of this movie was. As far as I was concerned they could have put 'the end' 20, 30, 40 minutes earlier in the movie and it would have made as much sense as a film. Plot was weak, nothing stood out that made it seem worth my time.

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