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Wild River

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Original title
Wild River
Running time
109 min.
United States United States
Paul Osborn
Kenyon Hopkins
Ellsworth Fredericks
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).
1960: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
1960: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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