The southerner

The southerner

Original title: The southerner
Production: United Artists; Jean Renoir Productions; Loew-Hakim
Country: United States
Director: Jean Renoir
Script: Hugo Butler; Jean Renoir
Photography: Lucien N. Andriot
Music: Werner Janssen
Cast: Zachary Scott; Betty Field; J. Carrol Naish; Beulah Bondi
Year: 1945
Duration: 92
Genre: Drama
Color: BW
Original language: English
Languages available: English; Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish


 Sam Tucker, a cotton picker, in search of a better future for his family, decides to grow his own cotton crop. In the first year, the Tuckers battle disease, a flood, and a jealous neighbor.

Based on the novel "Hold Autumn in Your Hand" by George Sessions Perry.


 Nominated to 3 Oscar in 1946: Best Director (Jean Renoir), Best Sound, Recording (Jack Whitney), and, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Werner Janssen).

Winner of 2 NBR Award in 1945: Best Director (Jean Renoir), and, Top Ten Films

Winner of 1 Internacional Critics Award in the Venice Film Festival in 1946: Best Feature Film

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