Country (1984)

Set in rural Iowa, this film focuses on one family, illustrating the struggles of the Midwestern farmer to keep their lands and their families together in the face of a government that is intent on calling in their loans at all costs.

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 28, 1984
DVD 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.