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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Patricia MacLachlan (characters from novel "Sarah, Plain and Tall")
Patricia MacLachlan (written by)
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Release Date:
7 February 1993 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Christopher Walken Dancing Video Supercut
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User Reviews:
More of the same, very nice. See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Glenn Close ... Sarah Witting

Christopher Walken ... Jacob Witting

Lexi Randall ... Anna Witting
Christopher Bell ... Caleb Witting
Malgorzata Zajaczkowska ... Maggie (as Margaret Sophie Stein)
Jon DeVries ... Matthew

Tresa Hughes ... Matty Wheaton
Lee Richardson ... Chub 'Chubbers' Horatio

Lois Smith ... Lou Wheaton

Elizabeth Wilson ... Harriet Wheaton

James Rebhorn ... William Wheaton
Woody Watson ... Jess Stearns
Anne Swift ... Meg
T. Max Graham ... Photographer (as Max Graham)
Betty Laird ... Mrs. Parkley
Peggy Freisen ... Caroline
Michael T. McGraw ... Samuel
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kara Beth Taylor ... Rose (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joseph Sargent 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Patricia MacLachlan (characters from novel "Sarah, Plain and Tall")

Patricia MacLachlan (written by)

Produced by
Glenn Close .... executive producer
Robert Huddleston .... line producer
Joseph Sargent .... producer
William Self .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
David Shire 
 
Cinematography by
Mike Fash 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Brown 
 
Casting by
Phyllis Huffman 
 
Production Design by
Ed Wittstein 
 
Art Direction by
Norbert Kolb 
 
Set Decoration by
Derek R. Hill 
 
Costume Design by
James Echerd 
Van Broughton Ramsey 
 
Makeup Department
Michael Kriston .... hair stylist
Malanie J. Romero .... hair stylist
Malanie J. Romero .... makeup artist
Jean-Luc Russier .... makeup artist
Peggy Schierholz .... hair stylist
Michael White .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Adam Boster .... assistant production manager trainee
Robert Huddleston .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nina Halvorsson .... second assistant director
Gary M. Strangis .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Lance Cheatham .... set dresser
George A. Lee .... assistant property master (as George A. Lee II)
Richard Blake Wester .... property master
 
Sound Department
David C. Eichhorn .... dialogue editor
Grover B. Helsley .... sound re-recording mixer (as Grover Helsley)
Troy Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Terry Rodman .... supervising sound editor
Richard D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (as Richard Rogers)
Tim Chilton .... foley artist (uncredited)
Frank Fleming .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Jacob Goldstein .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Kristi Johns .... adr editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Wayne Beauchamp .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John D. Burkley .... gaffer
William Ku .... second assistant camera
Rick Marroquin .... grip
Robert D. Shulman .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Jack Wright .... casting: Kansas
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jeannie Johnson .... key costumer
Karen Lloyd .... costumer
Cheri Reed .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Patsy Bouge .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Diane Prentice .... music clearance
Lori Slomka .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Alan Collis .... transportation coordinator
Gracie Klein .... driver
Terry R. Owens .... production driver
 
Other crew
Linda Brennan .... dialect coach
Joe Cacciotti .... key production assistant
Dawn Dumas .... animal trainer (as Dawn Martin-Weiner)
Judy-Anne Goldman .... assistant coordinator
Betty A. Griffin .... script supervisor
West Humphries .... caterer
Lesley Hurrien .... animal trainer (as Leslie Hurren)
Diane Lee .... maine location manager
Denny Peterson .... head wrangler
Michael Stubbs .... location manager: Kansas
Teresa M. Yarbrough .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hallmark Hall of Fame: Skylark (#42.2)" - USA (anthology series)
"Sarah, Plain and Tall: Skylark" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
95 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | USA:G
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Quotes:
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 you and I rushed after him. Once I met the train because something told me maybe you'd be there...
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Edited into "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951)See more »
Soundtrack:
Martha: M'appari tutt'amor (Ach so fromm, ach so traut)See more »

FAQ

Are the same actors from "Sarah, Plain and Tall" back for this movie?
How much time has elapsed between the first movie and this one?
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
More of the same, very nice., 28 December 2003
Author: gazzo-2 from United States

These stories reminded me of Little House, Lois Lenski's books and the Waltons some. All very good, wholesome, w/ the emphasis on family, farm and the like.

If you liked the first one, you will like this one-again fine reserved performances by Close and Walken(nice to see him doing this esp), the kids are believable, the filming all done on location. It's great to see the usual hazards-fires, barnraising, drought, separation, etc trotted out and done w/ some conviction.

*** do check it out.

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