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Directed by Richard Pearce, "Country" is a Drama film, released on September 28 of 1984 in the USA , starring Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark, Theresa Graham and Levi L. Knebel.

In this country, when the land is your fight for your life

Who directed "Country":

Country was directed by Richard Pearce, an American director, and cinematographer.

Before Country, Richard Pearce had directed Threshold, released in 1981, Heartland (1979). Since, he directed No Mercy, released in 1986, The Long Walk Home (1990), Leap of Faith (1992), A Family Thing (1996).

What was the release date of "Country":

Country was first released in the United States on Friday, September 28, 1984. Other films released on Friday, September 28, 1984 are Heartbreakers (dir. Bobby Roth), Impulse (dir. Graham Baker), and Irreconcilable Differences (dir. Charles Shyer). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 03, 1985 in France.

What is the casting of "Country":

At the casting of Country we find Jessica Lange, previously seen in Frances (1982) and Tootsie (1982); Sam Shepard (Paris, Texas (1984), The Right Stuff (1983)); Wilford Brimley (The Natural (1984), The Stone Boy (1984)) [ more... ]

  • Sandra Seacat and Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard also appeared together in Frances, released in 1982.
  • Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange also appeared in Crimes of the Heart, released in 1986.
  • Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange can both be seen in Don't Come Knocking, released in 2005.
  • Matt Clark and Wilford Brimley have both also be seen in Brubaker, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Country":

Gilbert "Gil" Ivy (Sam Shepard) and his wife Jewell (Jessica Lange) have worked Jewell's family farm for years, and her father Otis (Wilford Brimley) doesn't want to see his family farm lost to foreclosure. However, low crop prices, pending FHA loans and a tornado all put pressure on the struggling family as they face hardship and the prospect of losing their home and livelihood.


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