The Pawnbroker

Also Known As

Der Pfandleiher ( West Germany ), El prestamista ( Spain ), L'uomo del banco dei pegni ( Italy ), Le prêteur sur gages ( France ), Lichwiarz ( Poland ), O Agiota ( Portugal ), O enehyrodaneistis ( Greece ), O Homem do Prego ( Brazil ), Pantelåneren ( Denmark / Norway ), Pantlånaren ( Sweden ), Panttilainaaja ( Finland )

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The Pawnbroker

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Rod Steiger

Sol Nazerman

Geraldine Fitzgerald

Marilyn Birchfield

Brock Peters

Rodriguez

Jaime Sánchez

Jesus Ortiz

Storyline

This was one of the first films to deal with the effects of Nazi Germany's concentration camps on their survivors. Sol Nazerman, operator of a pawn shop, and a concentration camp survivor faces a horrid internal conflict. Being engulfed in a New York ghetto Environment, Sol suffers flashbacks. The flashbacks juxtapose concentration camp treatment with ghetto neighborhood treatment. Although, the flashbacks suffer several historical inaccuracies, the point is well made. ... more


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Lizzy

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A+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.27 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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A+

thanks25 December 2011

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know15 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

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C+

thanks09 February 2011

Thanks, I might have to check this out one of these days.

type casting

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C+

Rod Steiger is absolutely great05 February 2011

Excellent drama centering around the workings of a money laundering outlet posing as a pawn shop. The pawnbroker is a heartless, money loving sort who insists that the only thing worth having is more and more filthy lucre no matter the cost.

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