The River

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

A good film for the viewer who isn't interested in being entertained but is willing to be thrown into the muck of the problems facing hard-working American farmers. Strong, stubborn Tom Garvey (Mel Gibson) has been working his family farm since his youth. He and Mae (Sissy Spacek), his "stand by your man" wife, are struggling to maintain their way of life...read more

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01:35 — An American farming family must contend with financial crises as well as rising flood waters.
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03:32 — Trailer for The River. This emotionally-charged film celebrates the triumph of a young rural couple as they face nature's greatest ravages, the threa (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: A good film for the viewer who isn't interested in being entertained but is willing to be thrown into the muck of the problems facing hard-working American farmers. Strong, stubborn Tom Garvey (Mel Gibson) has been working his family farm since his youth.… (more)

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