Deliverance (D)

United States, 1972

Film
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The story of four ordinary men who embark on a canoe trip in the backwoods of America, determined to test themselves against a wilderness they only think they understand. Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox play the four friends whose three-dimensional roles heighten the film’s impact and broader significance. Director John Boorman, renowned for his mastery of visual beauty and compelling mystery, maintains a narrative tension that never falters. This film is like a phantom; its images linger in our minds long after the river slows and returns us to real life. Screenplay by James Dickey, based upon his novel.

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Credits

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

Elmer Enterprises

producer/director

John Boorman

Duration

01:43:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

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