This is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent

rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.

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  • Annette Haywood-Carter


  • Jim Caviezel
  • Sam Shepard
  • Jack McBrayer
  • Hal Holbrook
  • Jaimie Alexander
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Bradley Whitford
  • Tracey Walter
  • Daniel Jones
  • Simone Griffeth


  • Annette Haywood-Carter
  • Ken Carter


  • Annette Haywood-Carter
  • Randall Miller
  • Jody Savin

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