A Letter to Elia (2010)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

Filmmaking legend Martin Scorsese explains how seeing the films of Elia Kazan as a kid and young man taught him that the cinema could be an expression of his own life and issues. The filmmaker uses copious clips from Kazan's work in order to paint an autobiographical portrait on the power of movies.




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