Jean Renoir received a Best Director Oscar nod for this adaptation of George Sessions Perry's story about Sam (Zachary Scott), a tired Texan sharecropper who turns his energies to cultivating his own cotton crop. But Sam faces bitter odds as he struggles to build a better life for himself and his family in this rural take on the American Dream. A critical hit, The Southerner won Best Film at the 1946 Venice Film Festival.
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- Jean Renoir
- This movie is
- 1946 Academy Award®
- Best Sound nominee
- Best Director nominee: Jean Renoir
- Best Music Score nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital Mono
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it