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The River (Le Fleuve)

Le Fleuve

The River (Le Fleuve)

cast: Esmond Knight, Nora Swinburne, Arthur Shields

year: 1951

colour: yes


director: Jean Renoir

runtime: 100

A British family live on the edge of a large Inidian river. The two teenage girls in the house become friends with their Hindu neighbour, Melanie. The arrival of young captain John sets all of the girls' hearts on fire, but John, suffering with his disability, refuses to succomb to their affections.


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