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The Landlord(Movie, 1970)

1h 52min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
The LandlordRating: 2.9/5 (with 8 votes)
The Landlord is a 1970 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby, adapted by Bill Gunn from the 1966 novel by Kristin Hunter. The film stars Beau Bridges in the lead role of a privileged and ignorant white man who selfishly becomes landlord of an inner-city tenement, unaware that the people he is responsible for are low-income, streetwise residents. Also in the cast are Lee Grant, Diana Sands, Pearl Bailey, and Louis Gossett Jr.. The film was Ashby's first as director. ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Landlord

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

About The Landlord

At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it into a posh flat. But Elgar is not one to be bound by yesterday's urges, and soon he has other thoughts on his mind.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 6 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/20/1970
Keywords: landlord, tenant

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