The Southerner (1945)
Superlative rural drama by French filmmaker Jean Renoir during his '40s Hollywood period. Patriarch Zachary Scott and his family try to make a go of a small, rundown farm despite illness, floods and spiteful neighbors. Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, J. Carrol Naish co-star. 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; bonus short "Baby Daze"; biographies.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Director (Jean Renoir), Best Sound, Best Score (Drama or Comedy)
- Jean Renoir
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, J. Carrol Naish, Beulah Bondi, Percy Kilbride, Charles Kemper, Blanche Yurka, Norman Lloyd, Estelle Taylor, Paul Harvey, Noreen Nash, Nestor Paiva, Paul Burns, Dorothy Granger, Almira Sessions, Earl Hodgins