Where the Rivers Flow North

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Where the Rivers Flow North
Directed by Jay Craven
Produced by Jay Craven
Bess O'Brien
Starring Rip Torn
Tantoo Cardinal
Bill Raymond
Mark Margolis
Michael J. Fox
George Woodard
Edited by Barbara Tulliver
Release date(s)
  • March 4, 1994 (1994-03-04)
Running time 114 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Where the Rivers Flow North is a novel written in 1978 by Howard Frank Mosher.

Plot[edit]

Set in the late 1920s, its main characters are Noel Lord and Bangor, a couple that live together in the wilderness of Vermont living off the land and using the trees in their numerous acreage as a way to make their money. A major company comes through and tries their best to take Noel's land from him through money and then finally trying to kill him in the end. In his books Mosher gives much detail of the wildlife as well as the culture of the times.

Movie[edit]

This novel was later made into a movie that was produced in 1993 and had a cast of Rip Torn, Michael J. Fox, and Tantoo Cardinal. Produced by Jay Craven.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The movie gained mixed reviews.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MOVIE REVIEW : Rip Torn Steers Right Course in 'Rivers Flow North' - Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. 1994-12-07. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 
  2. ^ John Petrakis (1994-09-16). "Spirited `Rivers' Weaves Several Storylines Into Its Flow - Chicago Tribune". Articles.chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 

External links[edit]