The Pawnbroker

The Pawnbroker

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In an acclaimed, Oscar nominated performance, Rod Steiger portrays Sol, the embittered survivor of a Nazi death camp, now a Harlem pawnbroker. He harshly condemns his clientele as the dregs of society, and ridicules his idealistic assistant, Ortiz. But when Ortiz risks his life for Sol, he finally learns a lesson about hope and humanity. Directed by Sidney Lumet (Serpico, Murder on the Orient Express), and featuring a music score by Quincy Jones.  
Starring Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters
Director Sidney Lumet