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At Sachem Farm (1998)

 -  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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Tom: You know I have nothing.
Kendal: Turns out that's all I need.
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terrific movie
11 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very few movies stay with me, but from the opening scene, I knew this one would be with me. From the very first scene complete with appropriate background music, I knew this movie would be something special. It is not so much that this movie teaches a lesson about introspection and what should be appreciated, it is how the movie does it without pronouncements and without the customary selling points that we expect to see in modern movies (i.e, gratuitous sex or murder scenes). The character of Uncle Cullen is terrific and brings everything together. As soon as I finished the movie, I wanted to watch it all over again and have everyone else see it. I'm not sure how it struck other people, but for anyone who has ever wondered about what he/she does from day to day and why it is so important, this is essential viewing.


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