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East of Eden (Special Edition) (2-DVD) PG

Of what a girl did … what a boy did … of ecstasy and revenge!
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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 57 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 5, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Commentary by Richard Schickel
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Disc 2
    • Forever James Dean documentary
    • Featurette: East of Eden: Art in search of life
    • 1955 New York City premiere
    • Actor's screen tests
    • Wardrobe tests
    • Deleted scenes
  • Dual Layer
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Cinematography by
Art Direction by
Produced by

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1955 - Best Supporting Actress: Jo Van Fleet

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 37


User Ratings: 23,473
East of Eden deals with inner conflict; the entire story could be played out in a living room. Instead it sprawls all over the eye-filling landscape and the real action is padded ... Full Review
The Nation
Jan 30, 2018
It's far from a dull movie, but it's certainly a very strange one; it's an enshrinement of the mixed-up kid. Full Review
New Yorker
Jan 3, 2018
Rich historical detail and good visuals make interesting film. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Nov 28, 2015
[I]t's easy to see why Dean set off a youthquake that still rumbles almost 50 years after his death....He captures brooding, adolescent confusion with a seductive, rock-star charisma.
Entertainment Weekly
Jun 3, 2005
It's a film of great performances, atmospheric photography, and a sure sense of period and place. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Rating: 3/5 -- Catches fire in the clashes between Dean (as the bad brother) and Raymond Massey as his stiff-necked dad. Full Review
Total Film
Apr 14, 2014
[I]t's not hard to be seduced by the performances or by the photography, which makes arresting use of widescreen space and skewed angles...
Sight and Sound
Jul 1, 2005

Product Description:

The strong screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1952 novel features the debut of James Dean. Like Cain with Abel, a black sheep competes with his brother for his father's love--with tragic results.


Production Notes:

  • Shot in WarnerColor and CinemaScope.
  • Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 2,941
  • UPC: 883929280360
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 2 items

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