Inspired by Leon Uris' international bestseller, this 'extraordinarily moving' chronicle of the rebirth of a people and the establishment of a nation is the ultimate experience in human drama. Nominated for three Academy Awards and winner for Best Score, Exodus is an 'exciting, dramatic, scenic, panoramic and deeply moving' masterpiece.
Ari Ben Canaan (Paul Newman), a commander of Israeli underground, manages to lead 600 Jews from teh detentions camps of Cyprus onto a large freighter bound for Palestine. But British forces soon learn of his plan and insist that he turn back. Undaunted, Ari adn his passengers refuse to give up, risking their lives for the greater cause of Israeli Independence.
Metro Goldwyn Mayer; Time 3 hour 28 minutes / Color / 1960