On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land. When the barking of their beloved dog Todd leads to an eviction notice from their tiny LA apartment, John and Molly Chester make a choice that takes them out of the city and onto 200 acres in the foothills of Ventura County, naively endeavoring to build one of the most diverse farms of its kind in complete coexistence with nature. The land they've chosen, however, is utterly depleted of nutrients and suffering from a brutal drought. The film chronicles eight years of daunting work and outsize idealism as they attempt to create the utopia they seek, planting 10,000 orchard trees and over 200 different crops, and bringing in animals of every kind- including an unforgettable pig named Emma and her best friend, Greasy the rooster. When the farm's ecosystem finally begins to reawaken, so does the Chesters' hope - but as ...Written by
I don't have too much to say about this film. It's something you need to experience for yourself. The story is inspiring, poignant dramatic and funny, the cinematography is amazing and beautiful and the message is right there but is not presented in any way as a polemic.
If you're interested enough to come to this page and check this film out, then you should just go see it. you'll like it.
And full disclosure, Although I found myself rooting for the Chester's all the way through their trials and challenges, there was a small, tiny part of me that pulled, for the ground hogs. Just a little
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