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The Pawnbroker


Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez View All


Sidney Lumet (Director), David Friedkin (Screenplay), Morton S. Fine (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 20th, 1965
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
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Lumet's powerful treatise on how memory keeps alive the Holocaust within the dead soul of pawnbroker Sol Nazerman (Rod Steiger in one of cinema's greatest performances) even while he's living in the heart of Harlem where almost all the people are bought and sold in the marketplace by pimps and gangs....