Wild River

Wild River

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A young federal government official has the task of persuading a stubborn old woman to leave her island home on the Tennessee River to make way for the building of a dam. Encountering opposition from the local people, in particular a racist farmer who objects to the employment of local black labourers, the official finds his life further complicated when he falls for the elderly woman's granddaughter in 1930s Alabama.
Starring Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet
Director Elia Kazan