|Directed by||John Boorman|
|Produced by||John Boorman|
|Editing by||Tom Priestley|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
|Release date(s)||July 30, 1972|
|Running time||109 minutes|
Deliverance is a 1972 American crime drama movie made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by John Boorman and stars Burt Reynolds, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, and Jon Voight. It was based on a book written in 1970 by James Dickey, who also wrote the screenplay and had a small part in the movie. It is set in rural northern Georgia. Four men from Atlanta take a trip in a canoe. Two of them are raped by sadistic local men; the victims take revenge on their attackers.
Awards and nominations[change | edit source]
- Academy Award for Best Picture
- Academy Award for Directing – John Boorman
- Academy Award for Film Editing – Tom Priestley
- New York Film Critics Circle for Best Film and Best Director
- Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama
- Golden Globe Award for Best Director – Motion Picture – John Boorman
- Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama – Jon Voight
- Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song – Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith, Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel
- Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – James Dickey
References[change | edit source]
- "Deliverance, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1972/0DLVR.php. Retrieved January 21, 2012.
- "Greatest Films of 1972". Filmsite.org. http://www.filmsite.org/1972.html. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
- "The Best Movies of 1972 by Rank". Films101.com. http://www.films101.com/y1972r.htm. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
- "Best Films of the 1970s". Cinepad.com. http://cinepad.com/awards/best_70s.htm. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
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