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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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Cast

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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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Did You Know?

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 »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Great, 19 July 2002

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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