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My Antonia (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  29 March 1995 (USA)
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

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Josea Burden
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Emmaline Burden
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Jimmy Burden
Jan Tríska ...
Mr. Shimerda
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Otto
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Lena Lingard
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Harry Paine
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Mrs. Shimerda
Elina Löwensohn ...
Antonia Shimerda
Bobby Goldstein ...
Ambrosch Shimerda
T. Max Graham ...
Mr. Harling
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Charley Harling
Sarah Bernhardt ...
Sally Harling
Devon Arielle Cahill ...
Nina Harling
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

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Follows the novel faithfully.
16 August 1999 | by (Statesboro, Georgia) – See all my reviews

This dramatization follows the novel faithfully, and is a tribute to its producers and to the cable network who aired it. Although Willa Cather had intended that her works not be filmed, I believe that she would have been proud of this production. Most persons agree that Antonia Shimerda is one of Cather's most memorable heroines. I found the casting for the role of Lena Lingard to be uncannily on target for Jim's sweetheart. Willa Cather stands alone, in my opinion, for her ability to create characters that you not only feel you know, but do not want to give up when you have finished the book. In my case, I choose to re-read them several times.


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