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The Grapes of Wrath is a 1940 American drama film directed by John Ford. The films is based on John Steinbeck's 1939 novel of the same name. It stars Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Shirley Mills, John Qualen and Eddie Quillan.


PlotEdit

The Joad clan is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family, led by just-paroled son Tom (Henry Fonda), loads up a truck and heads West. On the road, beset by hardships, the Joads meet dozens of other families making the same trek and holding onto the same dream. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.

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