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The River Niger

The River Niger

Release Date: April 14, 1976

Year    :   1976
Slogan    :   «Some rivers can't be dammed...some people won't be broken.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   River Niger Company, Asanti Productions Inc., Gossett Enterprises
Director    :   Krishna Shah
Producers    :   Sidney Beckerman, Reuben Cannon, Ike Jones
Writers    :   Joseph A. Walker
RunTime    :   105 mins.

An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes every ounce of Johnny's love and courage for the couple to make it through their strife, finding redemption in the River Niger.

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