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What is the movie From Here to Eternity about?

What is the movie From Here to Eternity about?

At an Army barracks in Hawaii in the days preceding the attack on Pearl Harbor, lone-wolf soldier and boxing champion “Prew” Prewitt (Montgomery Clift) refuses to box, preferring to play the bugle instead. Hard-hearted Capt. Holmes (Philip Ober) subjects Prew to a grueling series of punishments while, unknown to Holmes, the gruff but fair Sgt. Warden (Burt Lancaster) engages in a clandestine affair with the captain’s mistreated wife (Deborah Kerr).From Here to Eternity / Film synopsis

Is From Here to Eternity a love story?

Although it is set in the final days before the United States entered World War II, the film “From Here to Eternity” (1953) is remembered by many as a love story.

Why is it called here to eternity?

The film’s title originates from Rudyard Kipling’s 1892 poem “Gentlemen-Rankers”, about soldiers of the British Empire who had “lost [their] way” and were “damned from here to eternity”.

Why was From Here to Eternity controversial?

In one, private Angelo Maggio – the soldier played by Frank Sinatra in the 1953 film – confesses to having oral sex with a wealthy man for $5 or $10 that “comes in handy the middle of the month”. In the second scene a military investigation into gay activity is mooted.

How old is Stewart Granger?

80 years (1913–1993)Stewart Granger / Age at death

Is From Here to Eternity on Netflix?

Rent From Here to Eternity (1953) on DVD and Blu-ray – DVD Netflix.

How many Oscars did From Here to Eternity receive?

eight Academy Awards
From Here to Eternity, American dramatic film, released in 1953, about U.S. soldiers in Hawaii in the months before the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack. It was one of the most popular films of its time, and it won eight Academy Awards, including that for best picture.

How does the movie From Here to Eternity end?

The film ends with Deborah Kerr’s and Donna Reed’s characters leaving Hawaii on a boat and tossing their leis into the ocean—the legend, Kerr tells her, is that “If it floats back to shore, you’ll come back some day.” Like the leis, the story of From Here to Eternity keeps coming back.

Is Stewart Granger dead?

August 16, 1993Stewart Granger / Date of death

Is from here to eternity on Amazon Prime?

Watch From Here To Eternity | Prime Video.

What streaming service has from here to eternity?

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