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Viva Zapata! (1952) Movie Information

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Elia Kazan


Marlon Brando
Jean Peters
Anthony Quinn
Joseph Wiseman
Arnold Moss
Alan Reed





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Don't pay attention to the faux ratings of skater4159. This script was written by John Steinbeck and brilliantly executed by Elia Kazan. Worth watching.

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Our Daily Free Stream: Elia Kazan / Marlon Brando - Viva Zapata. Zum Geburtstag von Marlon Brando! Marlon Brando war nicht nur der einflussreichste Schauspieler in der Geschichte Hollywoods, manchmal war er auch einer der ärgerlichsten. Er spielte in einigen der grössten Filme aller Zeiten mit, aber ganz vergnügt auch in einigen der schlechtesten! Brando war ein Poet und in seinen letzten Jahren eine arme Sau. Eines blieb er aber immer: Unverkennbar, herausfordernd und brillant! Seht euch auf youtube mal alte TV Filme vor 1947 mit ihm an und vergleicht sie mit denen danach: Brandos Spiel wirkt wie ausgewechselt! 1947 spielte er am Broadway zum ersten Mal Stanley Kowalski und das muss etwas in ihm ausgelöst haben. Vielleicht durchbrach Brando eine Barriere - es wirkt so als ob er nicht nur...


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Revolution after revolution

A somewhat successful film about revolutionaries that has a distinct pattern. The farmers complain about their land being taken then the president does nothing Zapata and his pals hold a revolution always off screen than they celebrate eventually Zapata is made president of Mexico but even he finds he briefly misuses the powers so he holds one more revolution to a different end. A film that repeats itself over and over again but it is acted well enough despite the non Mexican actors, and interesting enough to watch once.

Oscar win Best Supporting Actor Anthony Quinn 3/5- This is really just standard Anthony Quinn supporting performance. He is good and effective but there is nothing special about his performance either.

Oscar nomination Best Actor Marlon Brando 2/5- Brando here i...

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