Man's Castle Reviews

February 6, 2017
Filming the streetwise action and the colorful, caustic language from Jo Swerling's script, the director, Frank Borzage, finds sanctified tenderness in the poignant absurdities and grubby brutalities of gutter-level striving.
March 26, 2009
Some of the wisecracks Tracy is called upon to read are of the roughest, most inconsiderate kind.
March 3, 2007
Even though Frank Borzage in his direction of Man's Castle... gives an occasional fleeting reminder of his successful silent film, "Seventh Heaven," the story is by no means as plausible or as poetic as that memorable old work.
June 11, 2019
Bathetic and fantastic as the story may seem, it finds redemption in Mr. Borzage's at times inspired direction and in the genuinely fine and understanding performances of Spencer Tracy, as Bill, and Loretta Young, as Trina.
August 5, 2013
Haunting, magical romance set in the Depression.
November 16, 2010
Frank Borzage's vision of lower depths and heightened feelings
July 18, 2006
Harsh-spirited, episodic, and in a rage over the ghastly injustices of economic privation.