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Release Date:
9 March 1980 (USA) See more »
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He was tough, he was hard 'til fate came searching.
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Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations See more »
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Under the Dome Books Mare Winningham as Mysterious Caretaker
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Dennis Weaver: 1924-2006
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Incredibly lame and stupid rip-off of "Days of Heaven" See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Dennis Weaver ... Elroy 'Bud' Burkhardt

Kurt Russell ... Laurence Kendall

Mare Winningham ... Marlene Burkhardt
Fran Brill ... Suze Winter

Wilford Brimley ... Pete Alberts

Rossie Harris ... Dougie Burkhardt

Grainger Hines ... Gregg Burkhardt

Eloy Casados ... Dwight Willits
Bill Morey ... Ansel Porter

Michael Talbott ... Tork Torkelson
Robby Weaver ... Russ Hahn
Penny Fuller ... Fern Jensen

Ted Dykstra
Jack Goth
Kay Grieve
Lucetta Jenison
Cathryn Johnston
Les Kimber
Don MacKay
Margaret Martin
Walter Massey
Bruce McCloud
Murray Ord
Jon York
Ted Stidder
Tony Whibley
Kay Robinson
Dale Wilson
Jane Wilson
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James Ralph ... Young Farmer (uncredited)

Directed by
Joseph Sargent 
 
Writing credits
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Ken Trevey 

Produced by
Stanley Kallis .... producer
Philip Mandelker .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Rubinstein 
 
Cinematography by
Donald M. Morgan 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Brown 
 
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Production Design by
Paul Barnes 
 
Sound Department
Tom Cornwell .... sound editor
Peter Harrison .... sound editor
Andrew Herbert .... sound editor
Michael Hilkene .... sound editor
Fred Judkins .... sound editor
Chris Large .... sound mixer
Eddie Nelson .... sound mixer
George Porter .... sound mixer
Terry Porter .... sound mixer
Jill Taggart .... adr editor
Russ Tinsley .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Schwiebert .... camera operator
Calvin Sterry .... key grip
Bill Tenny .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Janet Weir .... extras casting (uncredited)
 

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98 min
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0 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Incredibly lame and stupid rip-off of "Days of Heaven", 28 September 2002
Author: NotSureifthisis7734 from United States

This movie is an insult to the viewer at every conceivable level. It is an abomination of junk writing, brain-dead story, wretched casting and mind-numbing pointlessness. I watched this film in sheer horror. There was nothing of any value on the screen. I had a better time watching "The Swarm." Every moment was false. It was as if someone had taken one of the greatest movies ever made, Days of Heaven, shoved it in a blender and then threw the results in my face. Wait a minute. It wasn't "as if," it was. Everyone associated with this picture should be ashamed to the depths of their being. They should have been blacklisted, fined, and never permitted to work in movies again. Alas, I have read many critics who ooh and aah over the rubbish and I guess in that way reveal they never saw a movie they didn't like. People this is a plea: watch Days of Heaven instead. Know the difference between art and dreck.

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