The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz


2h 1974

Brief Synopsis

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.

Film Details

Also Known As
Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1974
Production Company
Astral Films
Distribution Company
Astral Films; Astral Films; Paramount Home Media

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Pathécolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Synopsis

A Jewish teenager is determined to "make it" no matter what it takes. On his path to success he faces anti-Semitism, betrays family and friends, and faces the responsibilities of being an adult.

Film Details

Also Known As
Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1974
Production Company
Astral Films
Distribution Company
Astral Films; Astral Films; Paramount Home Media

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Pathécolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Award Nominations

Best Writing, Screenplay

1975

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1974

Re-released in United States on Video May 25, 1994

Released in United States 1974

Re-released in United States on Video May 25, 1994

The Country of Canada