Tag: Pat Conroy

BR: Conrack (1974)

BR: Conrack (1974)

April 15, 2015 | By

The first film version of Pat Conroy’s autobiographical novel The Water is Wide is very much a reflection of the late sixties / early seventies, where a new crop of freshly minted teachers were keen on changing the world, bucking a conservative regime, and improving the lives of disenfranchised, marginalized kids, and empowering them with knowledge…

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Rebel Pedagogues, Part 2: Jon Voight is Conrack

Rebel Pedagogues, Part 2: Jon Voight is Conrack

April 15, 2015 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s Blu-ray edition of Martin Ritt’s Conrack (1974), based on Pat Conroy’s book “The Water is Wide”.

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