The boldest book of our time... Honestly, fearlessly on the screen!
Directed By
Written By
Daniel Taradash (screenplay), James Jones (novel)
Release Date
30 September 1953 (USA)
118 mins
$1,650,000 (estimated)
$30,500,000 (USA)

From Here to Eternity is a 1953 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann and based on the novel of the same name by James Jones. It deals with the troubles of soldiers, played by Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Ernest Borgnine, stationed on Hawaii in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed portrayed the women in their lives.

The film won eight Academy Awards out of 13 nominations, including for Picture, Best Director (Fred Zinnemann), Adapted Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Frank Sinatra) and Supporting Actress (Donna Reed).

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