Friendly Persuasion (25-Nov-1956)|
Director: William Wyler
Writer: Michael Wilson
From novel: Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West
Music Composed and Conducted by: Dimitri Tiomkin
Producer: William Wyler
A family of Quakers in Southern Indiana lead an idyllic life until Confederates at their doorstep force them to choose between their pacifist beliefs and the natural urge to defend their homestead. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adaptation, Best Sound Recording and Best Original Song. Won the Palme d'Or at Cannes.
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