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Directed by Richard Pearce

Release Year: 1984
Running Time: 105
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
     

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Cast
Jessica Lange
Sam Shepard
Wilford Brimley
Matt Clark
Jim Haynie

Crew
Directed by Richard Pearce

In this gritty, gut-wrenching account of rural America, Jessica Lange (A Thousand Acres) and Sam Shepard (Thunderheart) are Jewell and Gil Ivy. They work the land in America’s heartland, on a farm that has bound their family together for generations. For Jewel and Gil, the land has always been their life, so when government bureaucrats decide to take it all away, the Ivy’s decide to stay on their land and fight the greedy land grabbers. The great character actors Wilford Brimley (Cocoon) and Matt Clark (White Lightning) co-star in this classic drama written by William D. Wittliff (Raggedy Man) and directed by Richard Pearce (Heartland). Academy Award® Nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Lange).