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Wild River

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Filmed on location in the Tennessee Valley, Wild River is set in the early 1930s. [[Performer~P13682~Montgomery Clift~montgomeryclift]] plays an idealistic TVA agent, assigned to convince the locals to move from their property so that a beneficial dam can be built. The principal holdout is feisty octogenarian Jo Van Fleet, who refuses to budge from her land, convinced that she will die if she ever gives an inch. Her prophecy turns out to be true, as Van Fleet becomes yet another sacrifice to progress...more

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