The Southerner Poster

Release Date: March 8th, 2003

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
In this rural drama, Sam Tucker (Zachary Scott) is a Texan cotton picker who aspires to run his own farm and create a better life for his family, which includes two kids and the irritable Granny Tucker (Beulah Bondi). Aided by his beautiful wife, Nona (Betty Field), Tucker begins to work a neglected plot of land, but numerous difficulties arise, including bad weather and conflicts with jealous neighbors, making it hard for the Tuckers to get ahead.

Cast: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, J. Carrol Naish, Norman Lloyd, Jay Gilpin, Estelle Taylor, Percy Kilbride

Director: Jean Renoir

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Producing Artists

Keywords: Family, Moving, Spirited, Quest, 1940s, Underdog, Love, Wife, Emotional, Sacrifice


Winner Golden Lion for best movie
Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (1946)
Nominated Sound Recording
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Nominated Directing