Approved | | Drama, Family
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
John Ford became the first director to win three Academy Awards for Best Director, having previously won for The Informer (1935) and The Grapes of Wrath (1940). 11 years later, he would win his fourth for The Quiet Man (1952) (which also starred Maureen O'Hara), a record unmatched by any other director.
Huw, I thought when I was a young man that I would conquer the world with truth. I thought I would lead an army greater than Alexander ever dreamed of, not to conquer nations, but to liberate mankind. With truth. With the golden sound of the Word. ...
As Mr. and Mrs. Morgan argue about whether Huw should fight, in the camera angle that shows all three characters, Huw is right in front of Mrs. Morgan, but when there's a direct shot of Mrs. Morgan, Huw isn't close to her.