The River 1951
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight|
|Supporting actors||Arthur Shields, Suprova Mukerjee, Thomas E. Breen, Patricia Walters, Radha, Adrienne Corri, June Hillman, Nimai Barik, Richard R. Foster, Jane Harris, Jennifer Harris, Trilak Jetley, Ram Singh, Penelope Wilkinson, Cecilia Wood|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
A short introduction by Renoir gives a fascinating look at what it took to get the film made.
This film brings the audience a brilliant cinematic experience, which displays that Renoir truly is elevating his personal visual storytelling through his own visions.
It deals with life and death, the problems of being a teenager and the condition of belonging to different cultures at the same time.
I had never seen a film by Jean Renoir before. I saw this one because I like new experiences watching films. I had heard of this film that its cinematography was beautiful. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Elvin Ortiz
This is the story of a few English families living on the banks of the Ganga in Bengal during the colonial era who are tasked by the British Raj to run the jute trade. Read morePublished 7 months ago by YM
The cinematography was amazing! The area that was filmed will never look that way ever again! The story was very good too. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
an excellent example of simple story-telling, that reflects a very authentic picture of India in the british raj era. gorgeousPublished on January 2, 2013 by papiya gupta
After seeing Jean Renoir's "The River" for a second time, I find I agree with most of the reviewers here that it does indeed deserve to be ranked among Renoir's masterpieces. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by Miles D. Moore
Prompt service. The shipment arrived on time and in good shape. Merchandise was just as described. The DVD was in excellenet shapePublished on December 31, 2011 by Samarendra K. Saha
I've waited years to see this film again, and i wasn't disappointed. It has stood the test of time.Published on May 17, 2011 by Joyce Griffen
First of all, I will admit that the cinematography of this movie is great. You watch it and simply get carried away by the beautiful colours, the great frames the directors chose... Read morePublished on September 29, 2010 by N. Lazaridis