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Conrack 1974

Conrack is based on the experiences of Pat Conroy, a young and idealistic teacher who was assigned in 1969 to a school of black children on Yamacrow Island, a small piece of land off the coast of South Carolina. The story of his work there has been adapted from his book The Water is Wide. Irving Ravetech and Harriet Frank, Jr., created the screenplay. Conrack is an unusually human movie and ought to be seen and talked about by everyone concerned with the real meaning of education, communication, and a full, rich vision of life. (read more)

Directed By:
No image existsMartin Ritt
Written By:
No image existsHarriet Frank Jr.
No image existsIrving Ravetch
No image existsJon Voight
No image existsPaul Winfield
No image existsMadge Sinclair
No image existsHume Cronyn
No image existsMartin Ritt

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Conrack Movie Review by Movie Addict (4/2/2008)

I not only consider this to be the best film that Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy, Coming Home) has ever done, but a real tribute to teachers.

Despite incredible odds, Pat Conroy (Voight) managed to reach a group of students and bring them from nowhere to a basic literacy and awareness of the world. His methods made be...

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