What did happen on the Cahulawassee River?
The 1972 hillbilly thriller that made banjos cool again, set along the Cahulawassee River valley where four city-bred men decide to take a canoe trip through the long stretch of water. However, their voyage turns deadly when they encounter inbred hicks out for their blood. The film earned three Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for John Boorman. Features John Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and the line: "Squeal like a pig".