Cross Creek

"Good"

Cross Creek Review


At once touching and weird, this feel-good version of Deliverance has Mary Steenburgen dropping everything to move to a tiny backwater bayou civilization in Florida called Cross Creek, where she intends to write fiction when she isn't busy helping the locals get their lives together. Nominated for four Oscars (it won none), this meandering trip into the world of moonshine and 'gator hunting features a stellar performance by Rip Torn which just about keeps the saccharine level at bay. (It is also, incidentally, the true-ish story of the woman who wrote the book The Yearling.)


Cross Creek

Facts and Figures

Run time: 127 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 27th October 1983

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Fresh: 7 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Robert B. Radnitz

Starring: as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, as Norton Baskin, as Norton Baskin, as Ellie Turner, as Geechee, as Paul, Cary Guffey as Floyd Turner, Toni Hudson as Tim's Wife, Jay O. Sanders as Charles Rawlings, as Max Perkins

Also starring: ,

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