About

In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.

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Directed by

Mark Rydell

Written by

William Faulkner (Novel)
Irving Ravetch (Screenplay)
Harriet Frank Jr. (Screenplay)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Boon is a reiver (that's a cheat, a liar, a brawler and womaniser) and he had just four days to teach young Lucius the facts of life (like cheating, lying, brawling and womanizing).

Cast

Keywords

mississippi river

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score for a Motion Picture (not a Musical) John Williams