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At Sachem Farm (1998)

PG | | Drama | 2 May 2001 (France)
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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 ... 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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Rufus is the epitome of greatest in this movie.
26 November 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie which just came out on video here in the states and found it to be the best use of Rufus Sewell's talents as an actor. He gets to be brooding, sexy, sweet, baffled, everything that I have seen him be in little bits and pieces in other movies, but never all together in one place. This movie gave him the chance to really show us that he can be a leading man in a movie and do it very well. I hope to see more of this kind of work from him in the future. Also, the whole theme of the movie was just right, I enjoyed the quirkiness of the characters involved in the movie and the excellent music used throughout. I found the movie to be very romantic and sensual in a different way than a period piece movie. I highly recommend this movie to anyone looking for a good British comedy/drama. I found it to be very enlightening--the character that Nigel Hawthorne plays is much smarter than Rufus' character gives him credit for and that is the real key. Enjoy it!


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