Where the Rivers Flow North

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Where the Rivers Flow North
Directed byJay Craven
Produced by
  • Jay Craven
  • Bess O'Brien
Written byJay Craven
Don Bredes
Based onWhere the Rivers Flow North
by Howard Frank Mosher
StarringMichael J. Fox
Rip Torn
Tantoo Cardinal
Treat Williams
Music byThe Horse Flies
Ben Wittman
CinematographyPaul Ryan
Edited byBarbara Tulliver
Release date
Running time
106 minutes
CountryUnited States

Where the Rivers Flow North is a 1993 American drama film directed by Jay Craven and starring Rip Torn, Tantoo Cardinal, Treat Williams and Michael J. Fox. It is based on Howard Frank Mosher's novel of the same name.[1][2][3][4]



The film has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[5] Leonard Maltin awarded the film two and a half stars.[6]


  1. ^ James, Caryn (4 March 1994). "Review/Film; A Land Grab, This Time In Vermont". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  2. ^ Thomas, Kevin (7 December 1994). "MOVIE REVIEW : Rip Torn Steers Right Course in 'Rivers Flow North'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  3. ^ Longsdorf, Amy (30 July 1994). "'RIVERS' FINDS ITS WAY TO DIRECTOR JAY CRAVEN'S SOURCE OF INSPIRATION". The Morning Call. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  4. ^ Petrakis, John (16 September 1994). "SPIRITED `RIVERS' WEAVES SEVERAL STORYLINES INTO ITS FLOW". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Where the Rivers Flow North". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  6. ^ Maltin, Leonard (2013). Leonard Maltin's 2014 Movie Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9781101609552.[page needed]

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