"The Quiet Man" (1952)

Republic of IrelandJohn FordMaureen O'HaraJohn WayneAcademy Awards
Director John Ford, who won the Oscar for Best Director, set this romantic comedy in a lush, dreamlike Ireland. It tells the story of an ex-boxer, Sean Thornton (played by John Wayne), who returns to his hometown Innisfree to start over again after a turn of bad luck in America. Thornton...