Sweet land [videorecording] : a love story / Libero and Jeff Lipsky present a film by Ali Selim, a LaSalleHolland Production in association with Beautiful Motion Pictures, I 20 dB Films, Libermania and Channel Z Films
DVDs | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S DRAMA)
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Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2007.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger.
Producers Jim Bigham, Alan Cumming, Ali Selim ; writer/director, Ali Selim ; cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver.
MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language.
Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.
Special features: commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; theatrical trailer.
MW, 7-07; 9-07(add)
2244974 Twentieth Century Fox