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The river / 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.

Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD RIV (Text) 34207002010131 DVDs, Adult Available -
Attica PL - Attica F RIV DVD (Text) 74231000111204 AV Area Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton DVD #2640 (Text) 36806010289740 AUDIOVISUAL Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD PG-13 RIV (Text) 33187002366710 Digital Video Disc Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD RIVE (Text) 39391006376113 DVD Checked out 04/26/2018
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster DVD RIV Adult (Text) 72436000039196 DVDs Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Movie River (Text) 30890000614899 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level On holds shelf -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD Ent R (Text) 70741000106150 DVD Entertainment Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) DRA RIV (Text) 30032001579249 DVD DRAMA Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783230591
  • ISBN: 9780783230597
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : anamorphic, sound, color ; 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.
Genre: Feature films.
Disaster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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