Far North
Far North (1988)

Writer/director Sam Shepard's jaundiced view of "Lake Woebegone" territory is essentially a vehicle for his lady fair Jessica Lange. Far North is set in rural Minnesota, at the home of a dour, curmudgeonly farm family. Only… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 15, 2011
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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Ghastly black comedy about dysfunctional family marks career lows for its participants

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

In his debut as a director, Sam Shepard explores family dynamics and the passing of the male mystique of yesteryear.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"admirable, if unsuccessful stab at something different"

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