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Mel Gibson Mel Gibson
Tom Garvey
Sissy Spacek Sissy Spacek
Mae Garvey
Becky Jo Lynch Becky Jo Lynch
Beth Garvey
Scott Glenn Scott Glenn
Joe Wade
Don Hood Don Hood
Senator Neiswinder
Billy Green Bush Billy Green Bush
Harve Stanley
James Tolkan James Tolkan
Howard Simpson
Andy Stahl Andy Stahl
Dave Birkin


Written by
Robert Dillon Robert Dillon
(story)
Julian Barry Julian Barry
(screenplay)


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An average movie

11 years, 11 months ago at May 14 12:18
Before breaking through in Hollywood with 'Lethal Weapon', Mel Gibson made this rather unseen and forgotten drama. Since I have weak spot for his movies, I was rather eager to check it out. In spite of his lately rather tumultuous and controversial private life, I always thought that Mel Gibson was an intriguing actor especially when he is not working on an action flick. However, he never got much... read more
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Release date: 11 January 1985
UPC: 025192042720
Tags: Drama (3), 1980s (2), 1984 (2), Farm (1), Big Corporation (1), Strike (1), Box Office Flop (1), Deer (1), HQ (1), Banks (1), River (1), Rain (1), 80's (1), Flood (1), Water (1), Factory (1), Violence (1), Greed (1), Family (1)
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Pop Culture Phenomenon Films: 80โ€™s (1473 movies items)

" An epic love story of today. From Mark Rydell, the director of' On Golden Pond. Tom and Mae Garvey. The river runs through their land, their love and their lives. It will bring them together. It will tear them apart. It's where they'll make their stand. Alone they will fail. Together they may find the strength to keep their way of life alive. The River is a 1984 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell, written by Robert Dillon and Julian Barry, and starring Sissy Spacek, Mel Gibson, a"


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"Tom Garvey"


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" Directed by: Mark Levin Produced by: Robert Coates and Robert Lewis Written by: Julian Barry and Robert Dixon Cinematography: Vilmos Zsigmond Edited by: Sidney Levin Music by: John Williams Distributed by: Universal Pictures"


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"#7: Mae Garvey, The River!"


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