New York Times - 11/05/2010
"[Kazan's direction was] distinguished by the shyness and uncertainty he revealed in his performers....Kazan's touch is immediately evident with his first feature, A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN..."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2011
"[A] body of work that comprises the most sustained inquiry into psychological and social flux by any American filmmaker in the post-war period."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Disc 1: A Letter to Elia (2010) [Documentary]
Disc 2: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
Disc 3: Boomerang! (1947)
Disc 4: Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Disc 5: Pinky (1949)
Disc 6: Panic in the Streets (1950)
Discs 7 and 8: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Disc 9: Viva Zapata! (1952)
Disc 10: Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Disc 11: On the Waterfront (1954)
Discs 12 and 13: East of Eden (1955)
Disc 14: Baby Doll (1956)
Disc 15: A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Disc 16: Wild River (1960)
Disc 17: Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Disc 18: America, America (1963)
This substantial box set includes fifteen films directed by the legendary filmmaker Elia Kazan. In addition to classics like A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, ON THE WATERFRONT, EAST OF EDEN, A FACE IN THE CROWD, and SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS, this collection also includes a documentary about Kazan directed by Martin Scorsese titled A LETTER TO ELIA.