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The Migrants (1974)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  3 February 1974 (USA)
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A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.

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A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.

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As emotionally powerful as "The Grapes Of Wrath"
17 June 2000 | by (Savannah, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Recommended by a friend, I reluctantly watched this film, dreading the thought of watching familiar actors reenact the Joad family. Instead, I was mesmerized by a life made real by the extraordinary talents of Cloris Leachman and Ron Howard. This IS the Joad family, as they existed in more recent times in the South. The film continues to haunt my thoughts years later.


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