Sunday, January 22, 2017

The River

The eldest daughter of a British India based factory owner vies with an American for the affections of a troubled soldier while third girl struggles with her mixed ethnicity. Jean Renoir's The River is an uncomplicated coming of age tale set amid the brimming life on the Ganges, beautiful told with painterly Technicolor and graceful, poignant filmmaking.
*** 1/2 out of ****