"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.

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Ty Smith
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A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories. Written by Jason Englisbe <zzenglisbej@winthrop.edu>

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Best friends. Bitter rivals. Sisters.

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Rated R for some strong sexual language | See all certifications »

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19 September 1997 (USA)  »

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1000 Morgen  »

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$2,931,762 (USA) (19 September 1997)

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DEM 193,823 (Germany) (26 June 1998)
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Trivia

In keeping with the source material, the characters' names Ginny, Rose and Caroline start with the same letters as those of Lear's daughters...Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie Larry Cook asks why Ty is cultivating the corn. A good question since the corn is chest high and cultivating it without killing it would be impossible. See more »

Quotes

Ginny: Rose left me with a riddle I have not yet resolved: how we judge those that hurt us and show no remorse.
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Featured in The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1998) See more »

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Drink Called Love
(1997)
Written by Dominic Miller and William Topley
Performed by William Topley
Courtesy of Mercury Nashville Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film and TV Licensing
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Wonderful movie!
13 January 1999 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

A touching movie. It is full of emotions and wonderful acting. I could have sat through it a second time.


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