Heartland (1979)

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Drama, Romance, Western
1h 36min
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Rip Torn
Clyde Stewart
Conchata Ferrell
Elinore Randall Stewart
Lilia Skala
Mrs. Landauer
Amy Wright
Clara Jane
Jerry Hardin
Mary Boylan
Ma Gillis
Marvin Berg
Justice of the Peace


Disarmingly realistic in its depiction of the realities of frontier life, Heartland is a strong antidote to the cliches of traditional Westerns. This semi-documentary slice of life is based on the diaries of Elmore Randall Stewart about her days on the Wyoming frontier in the early 20th century. It's a strongly feminist statement about a woman raising her small daughter alone and scrapping for a living by working for a shy Scottish rancher. Director Richard Pearce brings an endearing touch to a film that is helped greatly by the dazzling cinematography of Fred Murphy. Conchata Ferrell and Rip Torn star in this small film that substitutes veracity for a high-powered plot.

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