The River Niger (1976)

An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes every ounce of Johnny's love and courage for the couple to make it through their strife, finding redemption in the River Niger.

  • Krishna Shah

  • Joseph A. Walker

Release Date: 1976-04-14
TMDb: 6/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 105
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James Earl Jones
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Cicely Tyson
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Mattie Williams
Glynn Turman
Glynn Turman
Jeff Williams
Roger E. Mosley
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Big Moe Hayes
Charles Weldon
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Ed Crick
Ed Crick
White Police Lieutenant
Zakes Mokae
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Louis Gossett Jr.
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