Heartland (1979)

The "heartland" of the title is rural Wyoming in the early 20th century, where dwells taciturn, reclusive Scottish farmer Rip Torn. Conchata Ferrell arrives at the Torn spread to work as his housekeeper. Paid near-starvation… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Phil Hall

An intelligent and invigorating production, blessed by an extraordinary performance from Conchata Ferrell.

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Dennis Schwartz
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A robust and authentic look at the everyday mundane struggles on the frontier.

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Emanuel Levy

Unlike other films of the "farming" cycle (Country, Places in the Heart) casting the lead with a newcomer (Conchata Ferrell), who didn't look like an actress, added to the film's authenticity.

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