The Resource Sweet land : 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, (DVD videorecording)

Sweet land : 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, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Sweet land : a love story
Title
Sweet land
Title remainder
a love story
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton ; costume designer, Eden Miller ; production deisgner, James R. Bakkom
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language
Language note
English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-
  • 1965-
  • 1946-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reaser, Elizabeth
  • Guinee, Tim
  • Smith, Lois
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Cumming, Alan
  • Kingston, Alex
  • Heard, John
  • Sand, Paul
  • Markell, Jodie
  • Heusinger, Patrick
  • Bigham, James
  • Selim, Ali
  • LaSalleHolland Productions
  • Beautiful Motion Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mail order brides
  • Norwegians
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
  • Melodrama
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sweet land : 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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543449744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244974
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn122353921
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sweet land : 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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Inspired by the short story "A gravestone made of wheat" by Will Weaver
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Commentary by cast and crew ; 'Sweet Land : a labor of love story' featurette ; Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543449744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244974
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn122353921
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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