Heartland (1979)

This film, set in rural Wyoming in the early-20th century, focuses on taciturn Scottish farmer Rip Torn. Conchata Ferrell arrives to work as Torn's housekeeper. Conchata hopes to use her savings to insure a bright future for her… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 22, 1979
DVD 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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