Nominated for seven Academy Awards® including Best Picture, and Winner of two, including Best Director for John Ford,* The Grapes of Wrath comes to Blu-ray™ for the first time! This American classic based on John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows Tom Joad (Henry Fonda in an Oscar®-Nominated role) and his family as they escape the Depression-era Oklahoma dust bowls for the promised land of California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.
*The Grapes of Wrath, 1940; Actor (Henry Fonda), Supporting Actress (Jane Darwell - won), Directing (John Ford - won), Film Editing, Best Picture, Sound Recording, Writing.
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