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Sweet land

Author: Ali SelimJim BighamAlan CummingElizabeth ReaserTim GuineeAll 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
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Love stories
Melodrama
Romance
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Selim; Jim Bigham; Alan Cumming; Elizabeth Reaser; Tim Guinee; Lois Smith; Ned Beatty; Alex Kingston; John Heard; Paul Sand; Tom Gilroy; Jodie Markell; Patrick Heusinger; David Tumblety; Mark Orton; Will Weaver; LaSalle Holland (Firm); Beautiful Motion Pictures (Firm); 120dB Films (Firm); Liebermania (Firm); Channel Z Films (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 122353921
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Dual layer.
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: Casting directors, Joan Lynn, Lynn Blumenthal ; sound designer, Randy Bobo ; costume designer, Eden Miller ; composer, Mark Orton ; production designer, James R. Bakkom ; cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton ; executive producers, Gary S. Kohler, Stephen Hays ; co-producers, Gil Bellows, Thomas Pope, David Dancyger ; executive producers, Thomas F. Lieberman, Terrance W. Moore, Edward J. Driscoll ; co-producer, Robin Selim ; executive producers, Gill Holland, Lillian LaSalle.
Cast: Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Other Titles: Sweet land (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a LaSalle Holland production in association with 120 dB Films, Liebermania and Channel Z Films ; producers, Jim Bigham, Alan Cumming, Ali Selim ; written and directed by 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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