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Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama | 4 March 1994 (USA)
In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built, however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Noel Lord
... Bangor
... Wayne Quinn
... New York Money
... Clayton Farnsworth
... Mitchell
... Armand
John Griesemer ... Henry Coville
Jeri Lynn Cohen ... Madame Bessie
... Champ's Manager
... Loose Woman
Rusty De Wees ... The Champ
Dennis Mientka ... Sheriff LaFontaine
... The Lawyer
Sam Lloyd Sr. ... The Judge
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In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built, however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam company increases its offer of cash, but Noel refuses. He asks for a trade: a stand of pines for his lease. The company rejects that deal, but offers to make Noel a Ranger in a new park. Noel, meanwhile, talks with his Indian mate, the spirited Bangor, about their moving to Oregon and buying a saw mill. She wants him to take the company's money, but he's pig-headed. Is Noel headed for confrontation with the company and the law, or can Bangor prevail to affect a truce? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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4 March 1994 (USA)  »

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$595,505
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Written and Performed by the Horseflies
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Beautiful Story Telling, for the Sake of the Story
20 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is an incredibly compelling story, told with great simplicity and grace. The story itself is the object of the film, although the scenery is beautiful. The acting is understated, even superbly so, for the characters themselves come through in all of their eccentric simplicity.

This piece of art will likely not be appreciated by those who view movies "casually", without due attention. It takes work to be brought into the story, but once you become involved the captivation is complete!


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