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book is set during the era of the Great Depression in the 1930s and follows the Joad family from Oklahoma as they deal with poverty on their way to the 'promised land' of California after being thrown out of their own. Ford's direction in the scenes in the Transient Camps is absolutely brilliant. That's what moms do and get little recognition for. And in another scene, where he has a candle at night, it looks real. What I remember most about the trip was it was awful hot when we went through Arizona and we had not much water, the water we had was in a canvas bag, hooked to the front bumper to help keep it cool. The lighting in the film was also superb. Copied to clipboardCopy link People That Live Robert. Both the Concept of the American Dream audiences and authorities would have waxed wroth seeing an honest close-knit family crushed by an American economy that was totally inimical to their welfare. Tom Joad may be an ex-con, but he is a good man.
John Ford s The, grapes of Wrath is a left-wing parable, directed by a right-wing American director, about how a sharecropper s son, a barroom brawler, is converted into a union organizer. The message is boldly displayed, but told with characters of such sympathy and images of such beauty that audiences leave the theater feeling more pity than anger or resolve. It s a message movie, but not a recruiting poster. Read Common Sense Media s The. Grapes of Wrath review, age rating, and parents guide.
Ford's direction in the film is understated and not very flashy. They also fit together well and complement one another's performances, which accentuates the themes involved in the struggles of the Joad family. This is the kind of film you just don't ever want to end. The film puts forth a plot of the Joads against the world and the most important and striking part of the book was realization that a community of perfect strangers had come together, bonding over their nothingness and had become a greater 'fambly' of their. January 25, 1940, Page 24 The New York Times Archives. Copied to clipboardCopy link A Classic That Stands Tall Today Cinexcellence The Grapes of Wrath is one of those great American classics that manages to get on most of the big lists. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.