Death of a Salesman (1985)
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Release Date: Sep 15, 1985 Limited
Average Rating: 3.6/5
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In 1984, actor Dustin Hoffman starred in a critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of playwright Arthur Miller's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Death of a Salesman. A year later, Hoffman and most of his fellow cast members starred in this made-for-TV production, the first English-language film by German director Volker Schlondorff. Hoffman stars as Willy Loman, an aging salesman who has lost his job because of encroaching senility. Now living on handouts provided by his friend Charley
Sep 15, 1985 Limited
Jan 28, 2003
Anchor Bay Entertainment
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Death of a Salesman, directed by Volker Schlondorff, draws out the multiple meanings of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Arthur Miller about change, family and fatherhood, work and love.
Schlöndorff's artificial settings and some amazing performances help keep this from looking like a typical "filmed play."
They MAKE you watch it in English class for a good reason!
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