Raintree County 1957

Elizabeth Taylor Raintree County 1957

When Southern belle Susanna Drake (Elizabeth Taylor) visits Indiana, she falls for John Wickliff Shawnessy (Montgomery Clift), an abolitionist with strong ideals. However, John falters while he lets Drake tempt him away from his true love, Nell Gaither (Eva Marie Saint). After Drake deceives John into marriage, the two move to her New Orleans household, where he discovers that mental illness runs in her family. When the Civil War begins, John uses it to escape from the unhappy marriage.
Initial release: December 20, 1957
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Box office: 9.08 million USD
Initial DVD release: June 5, 2007
Budget: 5.474 million USD