Sarah Plain and Tall

Sarah Plain and Tall

DVD - 2002
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Sarah, plain and tall: In this heartwarming, enormously popular family film, a mail-order bride travels to Kansas in 1910 and teaches a lonely family to love again.
Publisher: [United States] : Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, 2002
Edition: DVD ed. full screen format
Branch Call Number: JDVD Sarah
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col., Dolby surround ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Sarah plain & tall [DVD]


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Jul 15, 2013

Yaa. This is a long film from the Hallmark folks which still resonates years later. Glenn Close is believable as the mail-order wife from seaside Maine that is looking for something different. Christopher Walken, though not one of my favorites actors, does a good job in portraying a man of the prairie and it's harsh beauty. (I'm a prairie girl and it's true what they say about your name written in the land. Even years later I still feel that connection and miss the open skies, fierce thunder storms and chilling Winters.) The two children seem well-suited to their roles as well. Shot on location in Emporia, Kansas this movie is family fair: sweet, gentle, not shocking and NO guns. Date movie? If romanticism can be found on the harsh prairie this is the one for you.

Nov 10, 2009

A old fashioned story with an uplifting ending.


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