The Fixer Poster

Release Date: 1968

PG-13|2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Based on the acclaimed Bernard Malamud novel of the same name, this drama finds Yakov Bok (Alan Bates), a Jewish handyman, wrongly imprisoned and accused of murder by the Russian Empire. As Bok struggles to deal with life in jail, his unsympathetic captors only make his existence harder as they cruelly press him for a confession to a crime that he did not commit. With nothing but time on his hands, Bok contemplates his existence and tries to come to terms with his bleak situation.

Cast: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown

Director: John Frankenheimer

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Fall, Underdog, Prison


Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actor
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture