The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Poster

Release Date: August 10th, 2001

PG|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
Duddy Kravitz (Richard Dreyfuss) lives in the shadow of his brother, whom his father, Max (Jack Warden), and his Uncle Benjy (Joseph Wiseman) are helping to put through medical school. Seeking to rise above his family's poverty, Duddy aspires to purchase and develop lakefront land near the hotel resort he is working at in Quebec's Laurentian Mountains. But Duddy's quest to make something of himself reveals a harsh determination to do whatever he has to in order to make his dream a reality.

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctôt, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Joseph Wiseman, Denholm Elliott, Henry Ramer, Joe Silver

Director: Ted Kotcheff

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Keywords: Father, Witty, 1940s, Rivalry, Rise, Rousing, Underdog, Love, Cheeky, Girlfriend


Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Adapted From Other Material)