Ship of Fools
Starring: Vivien Leigh Director: Stanley Kramer

Ship of Fools
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 29 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: December 2, 2003
  • Originally Released: 1965
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Written by
Cinematography by
Produced by

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1965 - Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (b&w)
Academy Awards 1965 - Best Cinematography: Ernest Laszlo

Product Description:

A microcosm of the world and the human experience is revealed aboard a German ocean liner in the 1930s. Based on a 1962 novel by Katherine Anne Porter. Academy Award Nominations: 8, including Best Picture, Best Actor--Oskar Werner, Best Actress--Simone Signoret, Best (Adapted) Screenplay. Academy Awards: Best (Black-and-White) Cinematography.

Plot Synopsis:

Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Jose Ferrer and Lee Marvin all give mature and passionate performances in this adaptation of Katherine Anne Porter's 1962 novel recounting the voyage of a German ship as it leaves Mexico on its way to Bremerhaven, Germany, prior to World War II, in 1931. The film highlights how the voyage is fraught with anti-semitism, unrequited love, xenophobia and dissatisfied lives.


Production Notes:

  • Vivien Leigh made her final screen appearance in "Ship of Fools."

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  • UPC: 043396106321
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33/lbs (approx)
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