A Thousand Acres (Special Edition)

Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse

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Release Year: 1997
Running time: 105
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
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Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

King Lear set on a farm in Iowa! Screen legends Jessica Lange (Country) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Married to the Mob) join Jennifer Jason Leigh (Rush) and the great Jason Robards (A Thousand Clowns) in this widely acclaimed motion picture about silence and betrayal… rivalry and revenge. When an aging father retires, he passes the thriving family farm on to his three daughters. But this generous gift ignites an explosive series of events that threaten to tear the family apart. Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker, How to Make an American Quilt) directed this powerful story of shocking secrets and hidden desires. Also starring Colin Firth (Hope Springs), Keith Carradine (The Tie That Binds), Kevin Anderson (Sleeping with the Enemy), Pat Hingle (Hang ‘Em High), Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea), Elisabeth Moss (TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale) and John Carroll Lynch (Fargo).