Title: Deliverance
Year: 1972
Length: 110 minutes
Director: John Boorman
Writer: James Dickey, based on his novel
Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds
With: Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Ed Ramey, Billy Redden, Seamon Glass, Randall Deal, Bill McKinney, Herbert ‘Cowboy’ Coward, James Dickey, Macon McCalman
Music: Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandel
Cinematography: Vilmos Zsigmond
Editing: Tom Priestley
Oscars: nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Editing
I saw it: on video a few times, most recently yesterday (rented from Netflix)
Synopsis: four friends canoe into the wilderness of the deep south

My reaction
Concept:3/4 (Good)
Story:3/4 (Good)
Characters:3/4 (Good)
Dialog:3/4 (Good)
Pacing:4/4 (Great)
Cinematography:3/4 (Good)
Special effects/design:4/4 (Great)
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 6/10 (Okay, 2/4 (Indifferent)). Completely engrossing but too unpleasant to be enjoyable.
Objective Rating (Average):3.2/4 (Very good)


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