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The Land Girls (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  12 June 1998 (USA)
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Three young women from very different walks of life join the women's land army during World War II and are sent to work together on a farm in Dorset and the experience changes their lives forever.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Stella
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Ag (Agapanthus)
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Prue (Prudence)
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Joe Lawrence
Tom Georgeson ...
Mr. John Lawrence
Maureen O'Brien ...
Mrs. John Lawrence
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Janet
Gerald Down ...
Ratty, Lawrence Farm Hand
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Philip
Nick Mollo ...
Barry Hampton
Michael Mantas ...
Desmond
Nicholas Le Prevost ...
Agricultural Officer
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District Commissioner
Ann Bell ...
Philip's Mother
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Gerald
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Storyline

During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser Prue, and Cambridge graduate Ag - become best friends in spite of their different backgrounds. Written by Anonymous

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The story of three young women and the events that would change their lives... The friendships that would stay with them forever... and the loves that would change their hearts.

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Drama | Romance | War

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Rated R for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amores en tiempos de guerra  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$20,921 (USA) (12 June 1998)

Gross:

£1,044,180 (UK) (16 October 1998)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Reverend Alan Bennett, seen conducting the christening near the end of the film, is the actual Rector of the church where the scene was filmed. See more »

Goofs

When Stella receives a phone call from her fiancé, she tells him that the "pips" are going and that he should insert more money to continue the call. The "pips" did not come in until 1959. Prior to that local calls were unlimited in duration and long distance calls were via the operator, who would announce when your time was up and you needed to insert further coins. See more »

Quotes

Joe Lawrence: Have you lost something then, Miss Stella?
Stella: No
Joe Lawrence: What's up then?
Stella: Nothing.
Joe Lawrence: Where are you going then?
Stella: Where do you think.
Joe Lawrence: [loudly] Ratty, she's looking for a place to go.
Ratty, Lawrence Farm Hand: What does she want? A perch?
Stella: Please, I don't need a map.
Joe Lawrence: [loudly] Where can she go, Ratty?
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The Lambeth Walk
Written by Noel Gay and Arthur Rose
© Cinephone Music Co. Ltd./Richard Armitage Ltd., London
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Not all worked in factories
7 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whenver I think of women on the home-front during WWII, I picture them in factories taking the place of the men who went to fight. I never really thought that someone had to keep the farms going to feed the people.

Over 30,000 women left the cities in England to form the Land Army and milk the cows and plow the fields while the boys were gone off to fight the Germans.

Having said that, this was basically a Lifetime movie with a couple of laughs. The funniest part was when Ag (Rachel Weisz) decided to lose her virginity.

It was good for a story about the effects of the war on peoples lives, especially their love lives, but there just wasn't a lot there.

Besides Weisz, there was Catherine McCormack (28 Weeks Later) and Anna Friel, who had a bigger WWII role in The War Bride. Of course, we also have to mention Lucy Akhurst, who was a zombie in Shaun of the Dead.

Recommended for Lifetime fans.


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