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24 Ratings


Directed by Richard Pearce
United States, 1984


Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.

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Country Directed by Richard Pearce

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1985 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1984 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1985 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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