Deliverance (1972)

Director
John Boorman

Main cast
Jon Voight; Burt Reynolds; Ned Beatty; Ronny Cox; Ed Ramey

Genres
Drama, Adventure, Thriller

Description
The Cahulawassee River valley in Northern Georgia is one of the last natural pristine areas of the state, which will soon change with the imminent building of a dam on the river, which in turn will flood much of the surrounding land. As such, four Atlanta city slickers - alpha male Lewis Medlock, generally even-keeled Ed Gentry, slightly condescending Bobby Trippe, and wide-eyed Drew Ballinger - decide to take a multi-day canoe trip on the river, which turns into a trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.


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