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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.

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


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD229    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Sweet    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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.
Credits Cinematographer, David Tumblety ; editor, James Stanger ; composer, Mark Orton ; costume designer, Eden Miller ; production deisgner, James R. Bakkom.
Cast Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Paul Sand, Tom Gilroy, Jodie Markell, Patrick Heusinger.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for brief partial nudity and mild language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
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.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Romance -- Feature.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Feature films.
Love stories.
Added Author Reaser, Elizabeth, 1975-
Guinee, Tim, 1962-
Smith, Lois, 1930- Actor.
Beatty, Ned.
Cumming, Alan, 1965- Actor. Producer.
Kingston, Alex.
Heard, John, 1946-2017.
Sand, Paul, 1935- Actor.
Markell, Jodie, 1959-
Heusinger, Patrick.
Bigham, James. Producer.
Selim, Ali. Screenwriter. Director.
LaSalleHolland Productions.
Beautiful Motion Pictures.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543449744
Music No. 2244974 Twentieth Century Fox

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