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DramaRomance19511h 39m
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#28838 Ranked Movie
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The River (1951)

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7.4/10
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Drama Romance 19511h 39m

The growing pains of three young women contrast with the immutability of the holy Bengal River, around which their daily lives unfold.The River featuring Nora Swinburne and Esmond Knight is streaming on MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on Apple TV, and 1 other. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (6,694 votes).

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Currently you are able to watch The River streaming on The Criterion Channel, MAX, and MAX (Via Prime Video). It is also possible to buy The River on Prime Video, and Apple TV or rent it on Prime Video, and Apple TV.

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The River offers a compelling narrative that explores the complexities of young womanhood, set against the backdrop of the unchanging Bengal River, providing a unique contrast that enhances the drama and romance of the story.

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The River, released in 1951, has stood the test of time, maintaining a solid IMDb audience rating of 7.4 out of 10, indicating its enduring appeal and quality storytelling.

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The River's cinematography is noteworthy, capturing the beauty and immutability of the Bengal River, which serves as a significant element in the unfolding of the characters' daily lives.

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Liked ItAug. 11th, 2023

Beautifully shot. Very lovely film.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (MAX and The Criterion Channel).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Apple TV and Prime Video).

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#28,838 Ranked Movie

#72 Ranked in River Movies

#776 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#4415 Ranked in Romance Movies

The River has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (6,694 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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The growing pains of three young women contrast with the immutability of the holy Bengal River, around which their daily lives unfold.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 39m

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaRomance
Available to watch on: MAXThe Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Sep 10, 1951