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At Sachem Farm (1998)

PG | | Drama | 2 May 2001 (France)
Ross, a self-absorbed and determined young man, plans to sell off his family's priceless wine collection to finance his purchase of a substantial mining interest which promises to make him ... See full summary »

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Ross, a self-absorbed and determined young man, plans to sell off his family's priceless wine collection to finance his purchase of a substantial mining interest which promises to make him rich. However, standing in his way is his eccentric Uncle Cullen, who has much different and much more bizarre plans for the family estate. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Director John Huddles told producer 'Dan Grodnik' they shouldn't shoot the film in March especially in the hills because of the severe rains that were forecast. Grodnik said he only had a small window of availability for Minnie Driver and had to schedule the film for that time. Grodnik went on to tell Huddles not to worry about a little rain. One rainy afternoon Grodnik got a call from his line producer saying the weather had become impossible to shoot in. Grodnik told him to continue anyway. The line producer said he would like to but the grip truck just washed away down a gully. See more »

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Uncle Cullen: You know, I think what you need is a nice astral projection. Something to loosen you up.
Ross: I'd run up to the roof to keep my uncle from falling off; all of a sudden I wanted to push him. Typical of my family...
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Stick with it. You'll be glad you did.
16 October 2002 | by (Southeast, USA) – See all my reviews

My comments are for the people who will rent this movie and be tempted to turn it off after the first 30 minutes. For me, this movie had a slow start, and frankly I was scratching my head a bit wondering where this movie was going and whether I had rented a dud. My husband, son, and I persevered and loved watching this movie unfold into a delightful story about family and the accompanying quirks, highs and lows, and often misunderstandings that occur between relatives. When the movie concluded, we looked at each other and said, "Now that was a good movie!"


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