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1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Eager to further his career, ambitious Tennessee Valley Authority administrator Chuck Glover (Montgomery Clift) journeys to a small town to oversee the clearing of the valley in preparation for the construction of a new dam. His plans meet with opposition in the form of the town's stubborn matriarch, 80-year-old Ella Garth (Jo Van Fleet), who refuses to leave. As Glover attempts to convince Garth, he falls in love with her granddaughter, Carol Garth Baldwin (Lee Remick).

Cast: Montgomery Clift , Lee Remick , Jo Van Fleet , Albert Salmi , Jay C. Flippen , James Westerfield , Jeff Bess , Robert Earl Jones

Director: Elia Kazan

Genres: Drama

Wild River (1960)

Release Date: January 1st, 1960|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • November 21, 2008 Williwawsoccer
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    Accurate portrayal of the latent ingrained racism of the South. Lee Remick is stellar while Montgomery is bumbling and wooden. Jo Van Fleet is realistic an powerful as the matriarch. Weel diorected, a hidden jewel in Kazan's porfolio.

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