About

In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.

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Directed by

Robert Benton

Written by

Robert Benton (Author)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The story of a woman fighting for her children, for her land, for the greatest dream there is...the future.

Cast

Keywords

kidnapping farm texas racism blind great depression widow war veteran ku klux klan family farm cotton farmer

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Sally Field

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Picture