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The River (1984)

PG-13
124 min | Drama

A farming family battles severe storms, a bank is threatening to repossess their farm, and there are other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
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Robert Dillon (story) (screenplay) | Julian Barry (screenplay)
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Jan 11, 1985 (United States)

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6.3 / 10 | 5,981 votes