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Title Sweet land [videorecording] : a love story / 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.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL DVD - BDBB-2  DVD SWE    AVAILABLE
 Earlville PL DVD - EAPY-12  DVD SWEE    AVAILABLE
 Franklin Grove PL DVD - FGLY-12  DVD 404 (ACTION/DRAMA)    AVAILABLE
 Graves-Hume PL DVD - GVHY-12  DVD 700 (CLASSIC)    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult DVD - IPLY-11  DVD SWE    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL DVD - MTBB-2  DVD ROMANCE SWE    AVAILABLE
 Manteno PL DVD - MNBB-2  DVD SWEET    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Audio Visual - MKBB-1  DVD SWE    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL DVD - MRBB-3  DVD SWEET LAND    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult DVD - NSRY-11  DVD F SWE    Recently returned

Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Cast Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger.
Credits Cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton ; costume designer, Eden Miller ; production deisgner, James R. Bakkom.
Note Inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language.
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.
Note Special features: Commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; Theatrical trailer.
Language English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Mail order brides -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Norwegians -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Scandinavian Americans -- Minnesota -- Drama.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Drama.
Minnesota -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Love stories.
Melodrama.
Added Author Reaser, Elizabeth, 1975- actor.
Guinee, Tim, actor.
Smith, Lois, 1930- actor.
Beatty, Ned, actor.
Cumming, Alan, 1965- actor, producer.
Kingston, Alex, actor.
Heard, John, 1946- actor.
Sand, Paul, 1935- actor.
Markell, Jodie, 1959- actor.
Heusinger, Patrick, actor.
Bigham, James, producer.
Selim, Ali, author of screenplay, director.
LaSalleHolland Productions.
Beautiful Motion Pictures (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543449744 50
Music No. 2244974 Twentieth Century Fox

 
    
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