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Skylark (1993)

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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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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A real life-story
29 July 2001 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Simple and moving story. This is a real life story about a family that finds everything on their land dying due to draught. The neighbors are moving, and if the rain falls, Jacob and Sarah also has to move... Simple and blessing. No dramatic action is needed to tell a story with a heart. Glenn Close (also producer of this film) and Christopher Walken are great in their roles.


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