PG certificateThe Big Country is a Film programme that first aired in 1958 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Big Country is a 4 star programme

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The Big Country (1958)

Directed by
William Wyler

Oscar-winning western about a former ship's captain who, set to marry the daughter of a powerful landowner, finds himself forced to take sides in a vicious feud about water rights. He comes to see his fiancee in a different light, and the engagement is broken off. He then falls for the town schoolteacher who owns the local water and has resisted being bought out by both sides.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1958

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is The Big Country next on TV?

It's next showing on Spike January 29th, 5:30pm. See more...


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