A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other.
"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 fourth American film to win the Cannes Film Festival, and to be awarded the Palme d'Or. Marty and The Lost Weekend (1945) are the only two films to win both organizations' grand prizes."
Genre': Drama, Romance
Release date: April 11, 1955
Director: Delbert Mann
Screenplay by: Paddy Chayefsky
Based on: "Marty" the 1953 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky
Music: Roy Webb
Cinematography: Joseph LaShelle
Edited by: Alan Crosland Jr.
Cast: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Joe Mantell, Frank Sutton, Karen Steele, Jerry Paris, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli
Distributed by: United Artists
- Best Picture
- Best Actor in a Leading Role
- Best Director
- Best Writing, Story and Screenplay
- Best Actor - Drama
- Best Foreign Actor
- Best Foreign Actress
* © 1955 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios