15 certificateThe River is a Film programme that first aired in 1984 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The River is a 3 star programme

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The River (1984)

Directed by
Mark Rydell

Gritty drama. For generations, the poor Garvey family have scratched out a living under constant threat of flooding from the river that runs beside their Tennessee farm. But if they are to preserve their way of life, they must also fight against the encroachments of big business.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 135 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1984

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Mel GibsonMel Gibson...Tom Garvey
Image for Sissy SpacekSissy Spacek...Mae Garvey
Shane Bailey...Lewis Garvey
Becky Jo Lynch...Beth Garvey
Scott Glenn...Joe Wade
Don Hood...Senator Neiswinder
Billy Green Bush...Harve Stanley
James Tolkan...Howard Simpson
Bob W. Douglas...Hal Richardson
Andy Stahl...Dave Birkin
Lisa Sloan...Judy Birkin
Larry D. Ferrell...Rod Tessley
Susie Toomey...Sally Tessley
Kelly Toomey...Lisa Tessley
Frank Hoyt Taylor...Zemke