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The river / [videorecording] / a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell.

Rydell, Mark, 1934- (Added Author). Gibson, Mel. (Added Author). Spacek, Sissy. (Added Author). Glenn, Scott, 1942- (Added Author). Williams, John, 1932- (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva DVD RIV (Text) 34207002010131 DVDs, Adult Available -
Attica Public Library - Attica F RIV DVD (Text) 74231000111204 AV Area Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison DVD RIVE (Text) 39391006376113 DVD Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster DVD RIV Adult (Text) 72436000039196 DVDs Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton DVD Movie River (Text) 30890000358174 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -
Rochester Library DVD DRAMA RIV (Text) 33187002366710 Digital Video Disc - R Available -
Schricker Main Library DRA RIV (Text) 30032001579249 DVD DRAMA Available -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport DVD Ent R (Text) 70741000106150 DVD Entertainment Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783230591
  • ISBN: 9780783230597
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: Production notes; cast & filmmakers' bios; film highlights; theatrical trailer; and web links.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Sidney Levin ; music, John Williams ; production designer, Charles Rosen.
Participant or Performer Note: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn.
Summary, etc.: Tom and Mae Garvey are struggling to keep their homestead safe from the local power authority who wants to flood their land. When Mae's former beau, Joe Wade, turns out to be in charge of the plan to acquire the property, tensions run high, climaxing in a devastating confrontation on the flooded river banks.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Language Note: English, dubbed French, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Farms, Small > Drama.
Floods > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Feature films.
Disaster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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