The River (1984)
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The River (1984)

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Sissy Spacek and Mel Gibson star in this moving tribute to love, faith, and determination that celebrates the triumph of a young rural couple as they face nature's greatest ravages, the threat of poverty, and a wrenching separation.
Genres Drama
Director Mark Rydell
Starring Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch View More
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Movie Summary

Sissy Spacek and Mel Gibson star in this moving tribute to love, faith, and determination that celebrates the triumph of a young rural couple as they face nature's greatest ravages, the threat of poverty, and a wrenching separation.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Mark Rydell
Starring Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch, Scott Glenn, Don Hood, Billy Green Bush, James Tolkan, Bob Douglas
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1984
VUDU Release Date 05/22/2008
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 123 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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