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Based on D.H. Lawrence's novella about two young women - sickly, chattering Jill Banford and quiet, strong Ellen March - who are trying, hopelessly, to run a chicken farm in Canada. A ... See full summary »
Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirmities. While most people simply accept her gift, her lover (Sam Shepard) becomes mentally unbalanced and dangerous because she does not place the healings within a religious context.Written by
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Although much of the story takes place in Kansas, these scenes were all filmed in Texas. See more »
Edna Mae McCauley:
[Turning down an offer to have her healing ability tested]
What's going on here has to do with people and feelings and not wires and machines. I dunno, it just doesn't feel right to me".
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The producers wish to thank the people of Shiner, Texas for their cooperation during the production of this film. See more »
ABC edited 8 minutes from this film for its 1983 network television premiere. See more »
After so many years (last saw it in 1980) and thousands of films later, I still recall scenes - usually triggered by some circumstance - and wish I could see the film again. Because of my background in film and television, I can say I have seen an above average amount of films and I can state that this is one of those films that stay engraved in your memory in a very specific way, like very few films do or ever will.
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