Splendor in the Grass

Splendor in the Grass

  • Not Rated
  • 1961
  • 124 min
  • USA
  • drama, romance

A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Director: Elia Kazan

Screenwriter: William Inge

Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

The authority and eloquence of the theme emerge in the honest, sensitive acting of Mr. Beatty and Miss Wood.


  • Elia Kazan
    Elia Kazan

    Elia Kazan ( September 7 , 1909, Kayseri - September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director and actor, described as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history". He also produced, and wrote screenplays and novels. Born in the Kayseri, Ottoman Empire to Greek parents, they emigrated to New York when he was four. After two years...

Main Cast


Producer: Elia Kazan, William Inge, Charles H. Maguire

Editor: Gene Milford

Director Of Photography: Boris Kaufman

Original Music Composer: David Amram

Costume Design: Anna Hill Johnstone

Production Design: Richard Sylbert


Tagline: There is a miracle in being young...and a fear.

Genres: drama, romance

Certificate: Not Rated


Year: 1961

Runtime: 124 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Mono