MartyAlthough he is good-natured, Marty is still unmarried at the age of 34 due to his socially awkward personality. After being goaded by his mother to marry, he goes to the Stardust Ballroom one Saturday night, and lucky enough meets the lonely teacher Clara. Suddenly, he now has a chance to get out of the bachelorhood.Keywords:
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Directors of "Marty"Delbert MannBirthdate: 30 January 1920, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Creators of "Marty"Paddy ChayefskyBirthdate: 29 January 1923, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "Marty"New York Daily NewsFebruary 24, 2016
It is a sentimental, heart-warming, simple story of a couple of ugly ducklings who find compensation for their lack of good looks in each other's love.TIME MagazineFebruary 18, 2009
Ernest Borgnine as Marty lives up to all the promise he showed as the sadist in From Here to Eternity, and at the same time brilliantly shatters the type-cast he molded for himself in that picture.VarietyFebruary 19, 2008
It's a warm, human, sometimes sentimental and an enjoyable experience.Chicago ReaderDecember 12, 2006
Paddy Chayevsky's script, adapted from his own TV play, shows his flair for dialogue at its best, and the film manages to be touching, if minor.Time OutJune 24, 2006
It does have doggy charm and a certain perceptiveness.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
A warm and winning film, full of the sort of candid comment on plain, drab people that seldom reaches the screen.JWRSeptember 06, 2016
Going to the dogs in fine styleRadio TimesFebruary 21, 2014
Audiences used to seeing Borgnine in more menacing roles in films such as From Here to Eternity and Bad Day at Black Rock warmed to his sympathetic portrayal of the Bronx butcher with low self-esteem.Seanax.comDecember 06, 2009
[Rod] Steiger's body language communicate not just his loneliness but his resignation to living out his life as "a fat, ugly little man."Empire MagazineFebruary 20, 2008
Enormously influential, it spawned Hollywood's interest in smaller scale, prosaic dramas, few of which failed to match its resonance.Film4February 19, 2008
Chayevsky's TV drama transferred effortlessly to cinema.TV GuideDecember 12, 2006
Dowdy but winning and poignant.
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