• Exodus (1960)

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Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Based on Leon Uris' novel, this historical epic provides a dramatic backstory to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, in the aftermath of World War II. Ari Ben Canaan (Paul Newman), a passionate member of the Jewish paramilitary group Haganah, attempts to transport 600 Jewish refugees on a dangerous voyage from Cyprus to Palestine on a ship named the Exodus. He faces obstruction from British forces, who will not grant the ship passage to its destination.

Cast: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford, Lee J. Cobb, Sal Mineo, John Derek, Hugh Griffith

Director: Otto Preminger

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Alpha Films, Carlyle Productions