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Original title: ¡Viva Zapata!
Genre: Drama Year 1952 Rating: NR
Duration: 113 min Country: USA
Direction: Elia Kazan
Production: Darryl F. Zanuck
Script: John Steinbeck
Cast: Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn, Jean Peters, Joseph Wiseman, Arnold Moss, Alan Reed, Margo, Harold Gordon, Lou Gilbert, Mildred Dunnock, Frank Silvera, Nina Varela, Henry Silva
The movie is: Dramatic
Profile: Classic, Festivals
About: Behavior, Leaders, Life, Revolution
Origin: Latin American, Mexican
Synopsis The life and times of the legendary Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata are brought to the screen in this powerful production of John Steinbeck’s screenplay. Marlon Brando gives a stunning portrayal of the man who starts life as a peasant and grows to resent and reject the feudal system that harms the poor. Ultimately, in partnership with his brother (Anthony Quinn), he rises to fight it.