Cane River (1982)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 7, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Peter Metoyer (Richard Romain), the heir to one of Louisiana's wealthiest African-American families, returns to his ancestral land to claim his inheritance. Upon his return, the outspoken Maria Mathis (Tommye Myrick) captures his attention, and he strives to win her affection despite her reservations. Amidst the racial and class tensions of a divided south, the pair navigates their burgeoning romance in defiance of the forces that strive to keep them apart. Written and directed by Horace Jenkins.



class-clash, forbidden-love, heritage, homecoming, racial-tension, romance