The River Niger

  • 1976
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This filming of Joseph A. Walker's Tony-winning melodrama about ideological conflict in the inner city misses the mark due to Shah's uncertain direction. The central characters are cancer victim Tyson and her husband Jones, an aspiring poet who pays the bills by painting houses. The story is dated and the ghetto setting is overly stylized, but Jones' exuberant...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Joseph A. Walker
Source (1 Credit)
Joseph A. Walker
Producer (2 Credits)
Isaac L. Jones
Sidney Beckerman
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Michael D. Margulies
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
War
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Seymour Klate
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Frank Lombardo
Costumes (1 Credit)
Nedra Watt
Special Effects (1 Credit)
Richard Helmer
Make Up (1 Credit)
Stunts (1 Credit)
Marvin Walters

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