A Letter to Elia

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A Letter to Elia
Film poster
Directed by Kent Jones
Martin Scorsese
Produced by Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Martin Scorsese
Written by Kent Jones
Martin Scorsese
Starring Elia Kazan
Martin Scorsese
Cinematography Mark Raker
Edited by Rachel Reichman
Release date
  • September 4, 2010 (2010-09-04) (Venice)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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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