The Rain People

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The Rain People ★★★ 1969 (R)

Pregnant housewife Knight takes to the road in desperation and boredom; along the way she meets retarded exfootball player Caan. Well directed by Coppola from his original script. Pensive drama. 102m/C VHS . Shirley Knight, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Tom Aldredge, Marya Zimmet, Andrew Duncan, Sally Gracie, Alan Manson, Laura Hope Crews; D: Francis Ford Coppola; W: Francis Ford Coppola; C: Bill Butler; M: Ronald Stein.