- 1 hr 41 min
Dodsworth is a 1936 drama. William Wyler directed the movie. Walter Huston appears along with Mary Astor and Ruth Howard in the starring roles. The movie is based on a novel by the American writer Sinclair Lewis. Lewis was an important 20th century writer who exposed some of the dark sides of American culture and life in his novels. The film was nominated for several Academy Awards. The story centers on Samuel and Fran Dodsworth. Their marriage is in crisis. The differences between Fran and Samuel come to a head in the middle of a European vacation. This is a serious, thought provoking movie.