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Marty (Ernest Borgnine) regrets his tactless remark to Clara (Betsy Blair).
Marty (Ernest Borgnine) regrets his tactless remark to Clara (Betsy Blair).

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Basics Critics:78Viewers:71Rusty:81
Category: Drama, RomanceNotable as: Drama, Award-Winning WorkSub-Category: romance film, drama filmNarrative location: New York CityRuntime: 90 - 94 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: New York CityDirector: Delbert MannScreenwriter: Paddy ChayefskyMusic: Roy WebbCinematography: Joseph LaShelleStars: Joe Mantell, Karen Steele, Frank Sutton, Betsy Blair, Ernest Borgnine, Jerry Paris, Augusta Ciolli, Esther Minciotti, James Bell, John Beradino Producer: Harold Hecht, Burt LancasterAwards won: Academy Award for Best Actor (Ernest Borgnine)
Academy Award for Best Director (Delbert Mann)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Harold Hecht)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Paddy Chayefsky)
National Film Registry
Palme d'Or
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Black and White (Ted Haworth)
Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Joseph LaShelle)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Joe Mantell)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Betsy Blair)
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Marty is a 1955 American romantic drama film directed by Delbert Mann. The screenplay was written by Paddy Chayefsky, expanding upon his 1953 teleplay of the same name. The film stars Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. In addition to gaining an Academy Award for Best Picture, the film enjoyed international success, becoming the second American film to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Marty and The Lost Weekend are the only two films to win both organizations' grand prizes.

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