Forget-Me-Not Cinema: On the Waterfront
Forget-Me-Not Cinema is a series of relaxed and friendly screenings of classic films and musicals that are particularly suitable for people living with dementia, their partners and family members, as well as people who care for them. Sit back and enjoy!
On the Waterfront won eight Oscars in 1954 including Best Actor for Marlon Brando and Best Film.
It tells the story of ex-fighter turned dockworker, Terry Malloy (Brando)who now works for boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) on the gang-ridden waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he inadvertently lures a rebellious worker to his death.
Encouraged by the dead man’s sister Edie (Eva Marie Saint) and local parish priest, Father Barry (Karl Malden), to testify at the Waterfront Crime Commission's hearing against dock racketeering, Terry's change of heart pits him against his own brother Charley (Rod Steiger) and the corrupt dockers union boss.
Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden and Lee J Cobb
108 minutes | Cert PG