A Hatful of Rain Poster

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Based on the play by Michael V. Gazzo, this screen drama focuses on Johnny Pope (Don Murray), a Korean War vet with a severe morphine habit. Though Johnny tries to keep his addiction a secret from his pregnant wife, Celia (Eva Marie Saint), and his brother, Polo (Anthony Franciosa), his deception becomes difficult to maintain, especially in the confines of their small apartment. When Johnny and Polo's estranged father turns up, the stage is set for plenty of family conflict.

Cast: Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan, Henry Silva, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, William Hickey

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Tense, Fall, Deception, Father, Wife, Emotional, 1950s, Family, Brother


Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture