Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman (1985)

Its passion cannot be overstated. Its power must not be overlooked.

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1985-08-16
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 159 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Punch Productions
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Director: Volker Schlöndorff
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From 159 Ratings


Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

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  • Dustin Hoffman

    as Willy Loman
  • Kate Reid

    as Linda Loman
  • John Malkovich

    as Biff Loman
  • Stephen Lang

    as Harold 'Happy' Loman
  • Charles Durning

    as Charley
  • Louis Zorich

    as Ben Loman
  • David Chandler

    as Bernard
  • Jon Polito

    as Howard
  • Kathryn Rossetter

    as Woman from Boston
  • Tom Signorelli

    as Stanley
  • Linda Kozlowski

    as Miss Forsythe
  • Karen Needle

    as Letta
Writing Arthur Miller Theatre Play
Editing Mark Burns Editor
Production Robert F. Colesberry Producer
Camera Michael Ballhaus Director of Photography
Sound Alex North Original Music Composer
Writing Arthur Miller Author
Editing David Ray Editor
Directing Volker Schlöndorff Director
Production Eberhard Junkersdorf Co-Producer
Sound Tom Fleischman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Nellie Nugiel Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Morley Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Alan D'Angerio Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Ann Belsky Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Victor DeNicola Hairstylist
Production Michael Nozik Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Robert Laden Makeup Artist
Art John Kasarda Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Rita Ogden Makeup Artist
Art Robert J. Franco Set Decoration
Art Tony Walton Production Design