The Southerner (1945)
A Film by Jean Renoir
DVD5 | ISO | NTSC 4:3 | 01:47:49 | 4,26 Gb
Audio: English AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: None
Genre: Drama | Nominated for 3 Oscars | USA
The Southerner was Jean Renoir's favorite of his American films. Shot on location, the film stars Zachary Scott as a sharecropper who yearns for a place of his own. On a tiny, scraggly patch of land, Scott tries to make a go of things, along with his wife Betty Field, his grandmother Beulah Bondi, and his children Jean Vanderwilt (aka Bunny Sunshine) and Jay Gilpin. Though a proud, independent man, Scott is forced by circumstance to seek help from neighboring farmer J. Carroll Naish, whose life experience have left him bitter and vituperative. The two men become enemies, but are reunited by their mutual love of fishing…..