Follow the River (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

Follow the River1995

Follow the River (1995)





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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.


Sheryl Lee
as Mary Ingles
Eric Schweig
as Wildcat
Tyler Noyes
as Tommy Ingles
Renée O'Connor
as Bettie Draper
Tim Guinee
as Will Ingles
Andrew Stahl
as Henry Lenard
Gabriel Macht
as Johnny Draper
Tony Amendola
as LaPlante
Juddson Keith Linn
as Deer Following
Jimmie F. Skaggs
as Snake Stick
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I read some of the other reviews for "Follow the River". It seems if you have read the book, the movie is disappointing. I haven't read the book. I enjoyed the movie. What is the saying? "If fate hands you lemons, make lemonade." Mary Ingles makes the best of her situation, but in the end decides it better to leave her children with the Shawnee and try and make it back to her husband many days travel away. That would be one tough decision.

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