Follow the River (1995)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Costume Adventure  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Sheryl Lee stars in this fact-based story of a colonial woman taken prisoner by a tribe of Shawnee Indians during the French and Indian War. After being abducted to the tribe's settlement in the wilds of Virginia, Mary Ingles (Lee) befriends a Dutch woman who is also being held captive, and the two manage to escape and work their way back home through the dangerous Virginia wilderness. Based upon the novel by James Alexander Thorn.

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settler, captive, colonialism, Indian (Native-American)-tribe, escape, wilderness