Country (1984)

Released in the mid-1980s, this farm drama stars Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard as Jewell and Gil Ivy, who run a small farm in Iowa that has been in Jewell's family for several generations; her father Otis (Wilford Brimley) lives with… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 9, 2003
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Emanuel Levy

Jessica Lange received a well deserved Oscar nomination for this compelling chronicle of farming in the Reagan era.

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Steve Crum

Lange and Shepard are effective as modern farmers under threat.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A compelling and important film which presents the anguish, stress and anger of one contemporary farm family faced with foreclosure.

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John Ballantine
Okay..some of the films in the eighties don't really go the extra mile. This one falls short a wee bit of being truly good.