Jack London’s Martin Eden
Director: Jay Craven Run Time: 104 min. Release Year: 2021
JACK LONDON’S MARTIN EDEN is based on the celebrated writer’s autobiographical novel. Set in
1909, it tells the story of a poor and unschooled sailor who unexpectedly meets Ruth Morse, a
magnetic young woman of means and education. Their unconventional attraction upends both
lives and propels timely themes of impossible love, dogged individualism in pursuit of the
American Dream, and the quest for a comfortable place in an inconstant world.
Jay Craven’s new independent narrative feature film, JACK LONDON’S MARTIN EDEN, will play its
Central Vermont premiere from Friday, May 6th through Thursday, January 12th. Director
Craven will lead a post screening Q&A after the Friday, May 6th, 7pm screening.