The Fountainhead

[pg]

United States 1949, 107 mins
Director: King Vidor
Starring: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Kent Smith, Robert Douglas, Henry Hull, Ray Collins, Raymond Massey

Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking.

He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Cameron.

However, within a few years Cameron drinks himself to death, warning Roark that the same fate awaits him unless he compromises his ideals.

But Roark is determined to retain his artistic integrity at all costs..