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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home (2009)

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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home explores the powerful struggle of conscience experienced by several people from traditional farming backgrounds who come to question the basic ... See full summary »

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Harold Brown ... Himself
Cheri Ezell-Vandersluis ... Herself
Howard Lyman ... Himself
Cayce Mell ... Herself
Jim Vandersluis ... Himself
Jason Tracy ... Himself
Willow Jeane Lyman ... Herself
Aedan Tracy ... Himself
Aevah Tracy ... Herself
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James LaVeck ... Himself (interviewer)
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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home explores the powerful struggle of conscience experienced by several people from traditional farming backgrounds who come to question the basic assumptions of their way of life. A riveting story of transformation and healing, the documentary portrays the farmers' sometimes amazing connections with the animals under their care, while also providing insight into the complex web of social, psychological and economic forces that have led to their inner conflict. Interwoven with the farmers' stories is the dramatic animal rescue work of a newly-trained humane police officer whose sense of justice puts her at odds with the law she is charged to uphold. With strikingly honest interviews and rare footage demonstrating the emotional lives and intense family bonds of animals most often viewed as living commodities, this groundbreaking documentary shatters stereotypical notions of farmers, farm life, and perhaps most surprisingly, farm animals themselves. Written by Jenny Stein

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Life Changing!
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This movie has a lot of impact on many levels. Everybody must see this from the beginning to end! It warms my heart knowing there are people out there truly making a difference. I hope this video gets the recognition it deserves. I wish this was mandatory for everybody to watch. I only ordered one DVD but will now send out for 10. It was genius!!! I have always had a strong connection to animals, and even though I did not think it would be possible, this movie amplified that connection. If only the world could see this! I know there would be a huge change in a positive way regarding our health, our environment, and most important of all....our outlook on life and capacity for compassion.


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