A Letter to Elia

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A Letter to Elia
Film poster
Directed byKent Jones
Martin Scorsese
Produced byEmma Tillinger Koskoff
Martin Scorsese
Written byKent Jones
Martin Scorsese
StarringElia Kazan
Martin Scorsese
CinematographyMark Raker
Edited byRachel Reichman
Release date
  • September 4, 2010 (2010-09-04) (Venice)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States

A Letter to Elia is a 2010 documentary film directed by Kent Jones and Martin Scorsese that follows the life and career of film director Elia Kazan and how he influenced Scorsese. Made from clips from films, stills, readings from Kazan's autobiography, a speech he wrote on directing read by Elias Koteas, a videotaped interview done late in Kazan's life, and Scorsese's commentary on and off screen.


2010 Peabody Award Winner[1]


  1. ^ "American Masters: Elia Kazan: A Letter to Elia (PBS)". Archived from the original on November 1, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2011.

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