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Deliverance (30-Jul-1972)

Director: John Boorman

Writer: James Dickey

From novel: Deliverance by James Dickey

Keywords: Outdoor Adventure, Hunting, Rape, Archery

Four friends from Atlanta embark on a canoe trip down the Cahulawassee River in the Appalachians before it is to be dammed. Dark and unsettling film which is much more than its two most famous scenes. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Editing.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ned Beatty
6-Jul-1937   Deliverance
Ronny Cox
23-Jul-1938   Lt. Bogomil in Beverly Hills Cop
James Dickey
2-Feb-1923 19-Jan-1997 Deliverance
Bill McKinney
12-Sep-1931 1-Dec-2011 Deliverance
Burt Reynolds
11-Feb-1936   Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Jon Voight
29-Dec-1938   Midnight Cowboy


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