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Heartwood (1998)

PG-13 | | Drama
The sawmill Logan is the center to which the small town of Deroy . When the old Logan can not cope with his debts, the life of the whole community is threatened.

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Lanny Cotler
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jason Robards ... Logan Reeser
Eddie Mills ... Frank Burris
Hilary Swank ... Sylvia Orsini
John Terry ... Joe Orsini
Randall Batinkoff ... Johnny Purfitt
John Dennis Johnston ... Carl Burris (as J.D. Johnston)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tomas Arana ... Jordan Barrett
Daniel C. Bagley Daniel C. Bagley ... Man Reading paper
Erin Beaux ... Dixon Burris
Mike Boomer Mike Boomer ... Mill Worker 'Moose'
Amy Boosinger Amy Boosinger ... Nancy Burris
Kevin Breznahan ... Mike Burris
Mavis Bromaghim Mavis Bromaghim ... Old Woman in Store
Jenna Byrne Jenna Byrne ... Head Sawyer's Wife
Tantoo Cardinal ... Violet Boucher
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The sawmill Logan is the center to which the small town of Deroy . When the old Logan can not cope with his debts, the life of the whole community is threatened.

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Life will teach you to stand tall

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Cri dans les bois See more »

Filming Locations:

Branscomb, California, USA See more »

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Moving small town in modern times/romance-movie
29 April 2000 | by fencer-4See all my reviews

This is the kind of movie that should be made more often. It simply tells two heart-warming tales. One of how two young people in a small town fall in love. The other of how a town whose existence is based on a lumber-mill, through the people of the town, lead by the two young-ones-in-love, is saved from ruin. Swank shows why she got this year's oscar. The combination of Hillary Swank and Eddie Mills is a perfect match.

If you get the chance and like movies that just make you feel good, you should not pass this one up!!!


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