Essential Cinema: Sidney Poitier: The Measure of a Man

THE DEFIANT ONES

Directed by Stanley Kramer

USA, 1958, 1h 36min, 35mm

Essential Cinema  Sidney Poitier: The Measure of a Man

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Sidney Poitier’s breakthrough role came in this very exciting allegorical tale of two prisoners shackled togetherone black (Poitier) and one white (Tony Curtis)who escape from a southern chain gang and must learn to cooperate to survive. In 35mm.

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