- Original title
- Running time
- 109 min.
- United States
Jo Van Fleet,
Jay C. Flippen,
20th Century Fox
Drama | 1930s. Small Town Life (North-american). Southern Gothic
- Synopsis / Plot
- A young idealistic Tennessee Valley Authority administrator, Chuck Glover (Montgomery Clift) comes to a small town in Tennessee to enforce the clearing of the land to be flooded by a new dam on the Tennessee River in the early 1930s. An aging 80-year-old matriarch, Ella Garth (Jo Van Fleet), refuses to sell her land to the federal government, while Glover falls in love with the matriarch's granddaughter, Carol Garth Baldwin (Lee Remick).
: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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