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Sweet land

Author: Ali SelimJim BighamElizabeth ReaserTim GuineeLois SmithAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Melodrama
Films for the hearing impaired
Romance
Love stories
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Selim; Jim Bigham; Elizabeth Reaser; Tim Guinee; Lois Smith; Ned Beatty; Alan Cumming; Alex Kingston; John Heard; Paul Sand; Patrick Heusinger; David Tumblety; Mark Orton; LaSalleHolland (Firm); 120dB Films (Firm); Beautiful Motion Pictures (Firm); Liebermania (Firm); Channel Z Films (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 122353921
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Cinematographer, David Tumblety; editor, James Stanger; composer, Mark Orton; costume designer, Eden Miller; production deisgner, James R. Bakkom; art director, Emily Davis.
Cast: Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Stephen Pelinski, Patrick Heusinger.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Responsibility: LaSalleHolland presents ; a film by Ali Selim ; in association with 120dB Films, Beautiful Motion Pictures ; in association with Liebermania and Channel Z Films ; written and directed by Ali Selim producers, Alan Cumming, Jim Bigham, Ali Selim.

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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.--Container.

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