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The Rain People

6.5
756
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Original title
The Rain People
Year
Running time
102 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Francis Ford Coppola
Music
Ronald Stein
Cinematography
Wilmer Butler
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros / American Zoetrope
Genre
Drama | Road Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics and leaves home to see if she might just possibly have made something different out of herself; if she can manage to unshackle her grocery list worth of responsibilities that add up to a life with a husband she loves. In a motel room where Natalie stops to rest during the day, she sits motionless on the bed, and experiences the exuberance of complete freedom and the queasy feelings of new beginnings. Natalie continues on with her journey and picks up a young hitch-hiker -Killer (James Caan), an attractive brain-damaged football player. It is through Killer that poses a more disturbing question to Natalie than that of domestic responsibility. How deeply are we wedded to chance meetings and are we responsible for the crimes that we witness?
Awards
1969: San Sebastián: Golden Shell
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