A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Reviews

Top Critic
December 5, 2008
A sober and reasonably truthful story of life among the lowly.
November 1, 2007
Where Tree is frequently slow, it is offset by the story's significance and pointed up notably by the direction of Elia Kazan.
May 20, 2003
Elia Kazan has directed this picture, his first, with an easy naturalness that has brought out all the tone of real experience in a vastly affecting film.