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Skylark (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  7 February 1993 (USA)
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Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sarah Witting
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Jacob Witting
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Anna Witting
Christopher Bell ...
Caleb Witting
Malgorzata Zajaczkowska ...
Maggie (as Margaret Sophie Stein)
Jon DeVries ...
Matthew
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Matty Wheaton
Lee Richardson ...
Chub 'Chubbers' Horatio
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Lou Wheaton
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Harriet Wheaton
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William Wheaton
Woody Watson ...
Jess Stearns
Anne Swift ...
Meg
T. Max Graham ...
Photographer (as Max Graham)
Betty Laird ...
Mrs. Parkley
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Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm. Written by Kathy Li

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7 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Skylark (#42.2)  »

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Jacob Witting: I love you, Sarah. There are some things that can't be written... in a letter. I'm not good with words.
Sarah Witting: You're fine with words. I never thought you'd come. I dreamed about it at night when the sea sounded like wind through the grasses. I thought about it at night when Caleb had bad dreams. I saw your face everywhere, Jacob, everywhere. I'd look at the sea and see your face there, and in the sky. When I looked at Anna and Caleb you were there. Once in the street I saw somebody that looked like ...
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Martha: M'appari tutt'amor (Ach so fromm, ach so traut)
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
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Skylark was a great follow-up on Sarah, Plain and Tall. There were new conflicts to be resolved, and the cast of characters expanded to add Sarah's brother, sister-in-law, and her three aunts. Sarah and Jacob were married in the last film, but in spite of her love for her new family and her new life, Sarah still misses her old home. It doesn't help that the Kansas is now facing a drought, and there is an alarming scarcity of water. Sarah and her family watch as their friends move away, trying to find a better home, but Sarah and Jacob are determined to stay until the end. Or at least until something devestating happens, that causes Jacob to move Sarah and the children away. Sarah takes them back to Maine, and there they stay, while Jacob lives on in Kansas, trying to wait out the drought that plagues the land. I loved this film, and especially the ending, which shows that true love can span a continent, if need be. Once more, Glenn Close is superb as Sarah, and Christopher Walken is magnificent in his role as well. I highly recommend it to everyone.


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