Far North
Far North (1988)

In this offbeat comedy-drama, a Minnesota farmer (Charles Durning) is seriously injured in a farming accident and compels his eldest daughter Kate (Jessica Lange) to return home from New York to help out. This film was the directing debut… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 10, 1988
DVD 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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