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America, America
Directed by Elia Kazan
Produced by Elia Kazan
Written by Elia Kazan
Starring Stathis Giallelis
Frank Wolff(actor)
Elena Karam
Music by Manos Hadjidakis
Cinematography Haskell Wexler
Editing by Dede Allen
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Released December 15, 1963
Running time 174 min.
Language English
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America, America (alternative title The Anatolian Smile) is a 1963 Elia Kazan. film about a young Greek who leaves his small town in Anatolia in 1900 dreaming of a better life in America. It was directed and written by Kazan, from his own book, and stars Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff (actor), Elena Karam and Lou Antonio.

The film was nominated for Oscars for:

  • Best Director - Elia Kazan
  • Best Picture - Elia Kazan
  • Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen - Elia Kazan
  • and won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White.

In 2001 the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.

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