A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN
1945. USA. Dir: Elia Kazan. With Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell. 128 min.
Amidst the poverty of the early 1900s Brooklyn tenements, a young girl struggles to meet her potential – but she finds herself caught between the idealistic encouragement of her alcoholic father and the expectations of her stern yet practical mother. Intro by Lisa Dombrowski, Associate Professor of Film Studies.
Date: Tonight, September 17th
Place: Goldsmith Family Cinema