19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement, meets a faith healer's daughter, a Mississippi lawyer also has eyes for the young woman. Written by
Joyce Kavitsky <Kavitsky@erols.com>
A BEAUTIFUL FILM . . . An intimate and exquisite probe of the feminist heart. [Australia Theatrical]
Did You Know?
agreed to play Olive Chancellor, but dropped out to film The Natural
(1984). Close once said of this, "Finally, I got to play opposite every woman's fantasy, Robert Redford
, and I never got to touch him!". Olive Chancellor was played in the end by Vanessa Redgrave
who got Oscar nominated for Best Actress. There was a convincing belief prior to the ceremony that Redgrave would never win due to her controversial anti-Zionist spiel from her Oscar acceptance speech in 1977. See more
After a title card has advised us we are in New York City in l876, Olive Chancellor writes a check for Mr. Tarrant, dated Septmber 13, 1875. See more
It's a pity you can't say "damn".
Remade as The Californians