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Deliverance is an iconic American thriller film released in 1972, directed by John Boorman. This gripping movie is based on the novel of the same name by James Dickey, who also co-wrote the screenplay. Deliverance explores themes of survival, masculinity, and the clash between urban and rural cultures.
The story revolves around four friends – Ed, Lewis, Bobby, and Drew – who embark on a fateful canoeing trip on the Cahulawassee River in Georgia. Lewis, an avid outdoorsman, is determined to experience the river's natural beauty before it is forever lost due to the construction of a dam which will turn it into a massive lake. However, as they venture into the untamed wilderness, their adventure takes a sinister turn when they encounter hostile locals. What follows is a harrowing tale of survival and the exploration of the darkest corners of the human psyche.
|on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
|drama, action, thriller, european
|Rating on IMDb
Deliverance is a captivating movie that takes viewers on a thrilling adventure. The story revolves around Lewis Medlock, an outdoor enthusiast, who is determined to witness the Cahulawassee River before its transformation into a dammed lake. With a rating of 'R' and a duration of 109 minutes, this 1972 film falls under various genres, including drama, action, thriller, and European cinema. Deliverance was produced in the United States and has received a rating of 7.7 on IMDb.