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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Lou Wheaton: What's so funny?
Sarah Witting: We had a lovely day.
Matty Wheaton: Catch any fish?
Sarah Witting: No.
Lou Wheaton: Tell me. You gonna tell me? Tell me.
Caleb: [Giggling] Aw, it's a secret.
Lou Wheaton: Oh-oh, a Chub secret? Oh, I will make a deal with you. You tell me the Chub secret, and I will tell you Chub's real name. You can blackmail him.
Caleb: What's blackmail?
Harriet Wheaton: A criminal act, my dear.
Lou Wheaton: Come along, Caleb. Let us go to the porch, where I will reveal, only to you mind you, Chub's real name.
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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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