The Rain People Poster

Release Date: February 9th, 2009

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Upon learning that she's pregnant, housewife Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight) leaves her husband and embarks on a road trip of self-discovery. On her odyssey across America, Natalie picks up troubled hitchhiker Jimmie Kilgannon (James Caan), a college football player whose life was shattered when he sustained brain damage. But, as she later learns when she meets a lovelorn police officer named Gordon (Robert Duvall), trying to help these lost souls isn't without its dangers.

Cast: James Caan, Shirley Knight, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet, Tom Aldredge, Laurie Crewes, Andrew Duncan, Margaret Fairchild

Director: Francis Coppola

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros., Seven Arts Pictures, American Zoetrope

Keywords: Police officer, Temptation, Car, 1960s, Melodramatic