An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.
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Second of two cinema movie collaborations of actor George C. Scott
and director Franklin J. Schaffner
. The first had been Patton
(1970) around seven years earlier in 1970. That movie won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and scoring Oscars for both Scott and Schaffner. Ironically, Patton
(1970) debuted in the same 1970 year that the Ernest Hemingway
novel "Islands in the Stream" was first published. See more
When the boat is slowly cruising up the river in Cuba looking for refugees, a crew member's hand can be seen moving tree branches away from the camera. See more
[on the war refugees
They're sure pitiful.
They're the lucky ones. They got here.
Referenced in The Mod Squad