The River The River

Where to watch

Beauty... Mystery... Delightful Humor...

Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature—shot entirely on location in India—is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. Enriched by Renoir’s subtle understanding and appreciation for India and its people, The River gracefully explores the fragile connections between transitory emotions and everlasting creation.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story

TSPDT THE 1,000 GREATEST FILMS (2020 Edition)

The 15th and the latest edition of TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films www.theyshootpictures.com/gf1000.htm The complete list of "1,001-2000" is available HERE.

  • Grand Illusion
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Amarcord
  • The 400 Blows

The Complete Criterion Collection

Josh

Josh 1,222 films

February 16, 2020 | View More Lists | Follow Me

The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company that sells…

  • When They See Us
  • Over the Garden Wall
  • National Theatre Live: Fleabag
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances

Written by Women

aobh

aobh 14,073 films

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

Of interest: letterboxd.com/film/without-lying-down-frances-marion-and-the-power-of-women-in-hollywood/

letterboxd.com/film/tales-from-the-script/