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218 Ratings

The Southerner

Directed by Jean Renoir
United States, 1945


The inspiring story of the Tucker family, a clan of Texas sharecroppers who vow to work their own land—even if it means battling poverty, illness, unfriendly neighbors, and the elements.

The Southerner Directed by Jean Renoir

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1946 | Winner: Best Feature Film (International Critics Award)

Academy Awards

1946 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

National Board of Review

1945 | 2 wins including: Best Director

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