Boris Kaufman

Born: 1906, Bialystok
Died: 24 June 1980

Highlighted works

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    In his feature debut, director Sidney Lumet brought his trademark social conscience to a claustrophobic jury room where one man pits reason against the prejudices of 11 others.

  • On the Waterfront

    On the Waterfront

    Elia Kazan’s gripping tale of racket busting on the New Jersey docklands provides a showcase for the Method acting of Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger.

  • L' Atalante

    L' Atalante

    Newly-weds begin their life together on a working barge in this luminous and poetic romance, the only feature film by director Jean Vigo.

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