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Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer
Rose Cook Lewis
Jessica Lange Jessica Lange
Ginny Cook Smith
Jason Robards Jason Robards
Larry Cook
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh
Caroline Cook
Colin Firth Colin Firth
Jess Clark
Keith Carradine Keith Carradine
Ty Smith
Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson
Peter Lewis
Pat Hingle Pat Hingle
Harold Clark

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Jane Smiley Jane Smiley
Laura Jones Laura Jones


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6 years ago at Nov 19 13:57
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this movie but since there was a pretty good cast, I thought I should check it out. Not only there was a really interesting cast (Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Colin Firth), but it was also an adaptation of a Pulitzer prize winning novel which was also a loose adaptation of ‘King Lear’ written by good old William Shakespeare. So, it... read more
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Description: "King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa. Director Jocelyn Moorhouse's screen adaptation of Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, finds skeins of KING LEAR-like conflict running through the bedrock of a midwestern family. Jason Robards stars as Larry Cook, a powerful, stoic Iowa farmer who decides to retire and split his 1,000 acres of land among his three daughters. His two eldest daughters, Rose (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Ginny (Jessica Lange), live and work on the farm and happily accept the lucrative agreement, while the youngest, Larry's favorite, Caroline (Jennifer Jason Leigh), has abandoned farming life for ... (more)
Release date: 19 September 1997
UPC: 717951000330
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