The Old Forest (1985)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Filmed in 16 millimeter as a student project for Memphis State University and the Tennessee Council for the Humanities, The Old Forest is set in 1937 Memphis. Peter White plays Nat Ramsey, son of a prominent cotton planter. Just before his marriage to a woman of his parents' choosing, Ramsey has a fling with a local "white trash" girl. When the girl disappears under mysterious circumstances, Ramsey and his fiancee conduct a search, unearthing a wide variety of offbeat characters. The principal guiding force behind The Old Forest was producer/director/cowriter Steven J. Ross.

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heir, inheritance, missing-person, scandal, search