Where the Red Fern Grows | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | April 24, 2022
entertainment value
Profoundly sad at times, like any good family film about canines. A decent, if not redundant adaptation of the book.
genre Drama | Family
synopsis Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure and tragedy roaming the river bottoms of Cherokee country with
lead actors Joseph Ashton | Dabney Coleman | Ned Beatty | Dave Matthews | Renee Faia | Mac Davis | Andrew Dickison | Stuart Dickison | Lindsey Labadie | Eric Starkey | Kris Kristofferson | Dave Lowry
director Lyman Dayton | Sam Pillsbury