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Places in the Heart (1984)

Places in the Heart
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Sally Field Sally Field
Edna Spalding
Lindsay Crouse Lindsay Crouse
Margaret Lomax
Ed Harris Ed Harris
Wayne Lomax
Amy Madigan Amy Madigan
Viola Kelsey
John Malkovich John Malkovich
Mr. Will
Gennie James Gennie James

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Robert Benton Robert Benton
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A good movie

4 years, 11 months ago at Nov 4 11:41
Even though it tends to be overlooked because of Sally Field's rather embarassing acceptance speech, it is actually a pretty good flick. Indeed, I thought it would be a rather over-sentimental drama but, eventually, it was actually enjoyable. Of course, the story is nothing really original or mind-blowing, the directing was pretty solid and there was a really good cast (Sally Field, Ed Harris, Amy... read more
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Description: A woman and her two children struggle to survive in a small town in Texas during the Depression. Set during the Great Depression in Waxachie, ... Full DescriptionTexas, director Robert Benton's hometown, PLACES IN THE HEART stars Sally Field as Edna Spalding. After her husband is accidentally shot and killed by a drunk, Edna, the mother of two, has no means of support, and the $240 mortgage on her 40 acres of property is in danger of imminent foreclosure. Frightened at first, the spunky woman vows never to sell the farm and contemplates the possibility of planting a cotton crop to raise the money, the only drawback being s ... (more)
Release date: 5 October 1984
UPC: 043396069763
Tags: Drama (4), 1984 (3), Racism (3), Farm (3), Prejudice (3), Cotton (2), 1980s (2), Disaster (2), South (2), Tornado (2), Family (2), Dust Storm (2), Struggle (2), Great Depression (2), Blind (1), HQ (1), Lynching (1), 80's (1), Writer-director (1), Death Of Husband (1)
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