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Sweet land [videorecording] : a love story /
by Selim, Ali
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
Subjects
  • Mail order brides -- Minnesota -- Drama
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  • Norwegians -- Minnesota -- Drama
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  • Man-woman relationships -- Minnesota -- Drama
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  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Drama
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  • Minnesota -- Drama
  • Format/Call #: 
    DVD video
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    Authorship: 
    Libero and Jeff Lipsky present a film by Ali Selim, a LaSalleHolland Production in association with Beautiful Motion Pictures, I 20 dB Films, Libermania and Channel Z Films ; producers Jim Bigham, Alan Cumming, Ali Selim ; written and directed by Ali Selim.
    Description: 
    1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
    Summary: 
    Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.
    General Note: 
    Film inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver.
    Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
    Special features of this DVD: commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; theatrical trailer ; Dolby Digital ; widescreen presentation ; scene selection.
    Language(s): 
    Audio track in English ; subtitled in English, French and Spanish ; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
    Credits: 
    Cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton ; costume designer, Eden Miller ; production deisgner, James R. Bakkom.
    Cast: 
    Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger.
    System Details: 
    DVD.
    Audience: 
    MPAA rating: PG : for brief partial nudity and mild language.
    UPC 
    024543449744
    Publisher's Number: 
    2244974
    Additional Names: 
    Cumming, Alan
    Kingston, Alex
    Sand, Paul
    Heard, John, 1946-
    Heusinger, Patrick
    Markell, Jodie
    Weaver, Will
    Reaser, Elizabeth
    Guinee, Tim
    Smith, Lois 1930-
    Beatty, Ned
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    Collection - Shelf LocationCall #Status 
    Feature Films - North Wing BasementDR 13684Available
    Feature Films - North Wing BasementDR 13684Available
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