A Thousand Acres


1h 44m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.

Film Details

Also Known As
HeredarĂ¡s la tierra, Thousand Acres, Tusen tunnland
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Rochelle, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.

Crew

Marc Abraham

Producer

Peter Ajemian

Song

Richard Allen

Production

Ramon C Andersen

Driver

Howard Anderson

Titles And Opticals

Lynn Arost

Producer

Anton Aseves

Driver

Rick Baker

Other

H Phil Balani

Driver

Alison Balian

Assistant

Al Barabas

Production

Ted Barela

Production

Kelly Barr

Production Coordinator

Barbara Bass

Other

Ron Batzdorff

Photography

Martin Becker

Special Effects Coordinator

Rudolf C Beilicke

Driver

Tony Bendt

Grip

Rick Benedetto

Best Boy

Joseph Benz

Other

Cory Berg

Production Assistant

Elizabeth Bergman

Accountant

Barry R Bernson

Props

Armyan Bernstein

Executive Producer

Katherine M Bishop

Assistant

David Blackburn

Avid Editor

Richard L Blankenship

Construction Coordinator

Robert Blasi

Production Assistant

Thomas Bliss

Executive Producer

Lisa Joi Bloch

Assistant Director

Gary Boe

Props

Leonard Bogutskie

Production

Michele Boissiere

Assistant Production Coordinator

Ralph Borchert

Song

Robert Borgardt

Carpenter

Troy Borisy

On-Set Dresser

Christopher Boscardin

Assistant Editor

Charlie Bouis

Other

Maryann Brandon

Editor

G W Brown

Adr Editor

Weldon Brown

Foley Mixer

Paul Burlin

Driver

Cathy Burns

Set Decorator

Greg Buttars

Music

Leslie Buttars

Music

Michael R Cairo

Driver

Bruce Callahan

Driver

Donn Cambern

Editing

Richard L Carden

Dolly Grip

Scott Carden

Grip

Hank Carfora

Carpenter

Jimmy Carmickle

Foreman

Benny Castillo

Production

Guy Charbonneau

Music

Ron Chesney

Driver

Victor W Chin

Driver

Peter C Clark

Property Master

Bonnie Clevering

Hair Stylist

Charles Clevering

Driver

Jeffrey Coffman

Driver

Michael F Collar

On-Set Dresser

Tony Commiso

Driver

Julie Crum

Other

Gabriel Cubos

Boom Operator

Christopher Cuneo

Props

Kristen M D'angelo

Production Assistant

Alan D'angerio

Hair Stylist

Daniel R Davis

Production Designer

Linda Deandrea

Hair Stylist

Yann Delpuech

Sound Effects Editor

Leo Depazos

Other

Devin Derby

Other

Scott Devereaux

Production Assistant

Don Digirolamo

Rerecording

George Dileonardi

Transportation

Bruce Divalerio

Construction Coordinator

Elizabeth Donaldson

Assistant

Patrick Doyle

Driver

Kim Drummond

Assistant Sound Editor

Brian Duellman

Driver

Steve Earle

Driver

Yusef G Edmonds

Camera

Kira Edmunds

Assistant Sound Editor

Ryan Eldred

Foley Editor

Sara Endsley

Assistant

Lauren Erickson

Assistant

Mike M Etheridge

Production Assistant

Meg Everist

Art Department

Gwen Everman

Production Accountant

Joe Evreniadis

Best Boy Grip

James Fahlgren

Production

Don Feeney

Driver

Andrea Mae Fenton

Set Decorator

Jene Fielder

Makeup Artist

James Fierro

Stunt Coordinator

John Finklea

Music Editor

Sienna Finklea

Music

Rhonda Fleming Mann

Special Thanks To

William L Fletcher

Assistant Editor

David E Fluhr

Rerecording

George Folmer

Other

Earl R Forkrud

Props

Blair Forward

Video Assist/Playback

Christopher Frank

Props Assistant

Kristi Frankenheimer-davis

Location Manager

Leigh French

Voice Casting

Craig S Frigo

Driver

Tak Fujimoto

Dp/Cinematographer

Tak Fujimoto

Director Of Photography

Siri Dharma Galliano

Assistant

Joe Garza

Other

Will Gatlin

Craft Service

Brian J Geary

Other

Jay Gibson

Production Assistant

Rick Glenn

On-Set Dresser

Jason Elliot Goldberg

Production Assistant

David John Golia

Camera Operator

Steve Golin

Producer

Scott Goudreau

Driver

Manuel Grant

Production

Misty Green

Assistant

Brett Greenstein

Assistant

Kenneth L Grider

Driver

Robert Grieve

Sound Editor

Kate Guinzburg

Producer

Michael Guthrie

Grip

Joseph Ray Harper

Foreman

Richard Hartley

Music

Richard Hartley

Music Conductor

James M Hartnett

Carpenter

Joel Hatch

Production Supervisor

Anne Healy

Assistant Location Manager

Kim Heath

Key Grip

Craig Steven Heffern

Best Boy Grip

Rachel Heilpern

Costumes

Rory Herbster

Best Boy

Wilfredo Hernandez

Production Assistant

Brent Lon Hershman

Camera Assistant

Ellen Hofstadter-shapiro

Accountant

Tracy Holder

Special Thanks To

Dale Holmen

Lighting Technician

S Beth Horton

Assistant Camera Operator

Caren Horwitz

Assistant

Mark D Houston

Accountant

Bob Hudgins

Location Manager

Daniel Hunt

Carpenter

Paul Huntley

Wig Supplier

Philip C Hurst

Other

Angelo J Immordino

Production

Sound Dogs Inc

Sound

Adam Jenkins

Rerecording

Guy C Johnson

Other

Jeff L Johnson

Props

Kurt Johnson

Production

Philip W Johnson

Props

Laura Jones

Screenplay

Scott Jump

Production

Phill Kane

Production Assistant

Tracy Kaplan

Location Casting

Alec Kaplanes

Special Thanks To

Ron Keel

Song Performer

Ron Keel

Song

Arthur Kempel

Music

James Kenny

Carpenter

Darren King

Dialogue Editor

Gregory King

Sound Editor

Glenn Kiser

Other

Nancy Klopper

Casting

Mary Kohnert

Assistant

Kay Kropp

Other

Michelle Kurpaska

Costume Supervisor

Jennifer Lagura

On-Set Dresser

Joann Lam

Costumes

Bryan Lamoureux

Post-Production Assistant

Foongy Lee

Dga Trainee

George R Lee

Set Designer

Rick Lefevour

Stunt Coordinator

Aaron Levy

Other

Nicole Libresco

Production Supervisor

Richard Lightstone

Sound Mixer

Dmitriy Lipay

Assistant Engineer

Kathy Lucas

Other

Anthony J Lullo

Key Grip

Charles Macdonald

Titles

Tom Macdonald

Set Costumer

Tom Macdonald

Set Costumer

Betsy Magruder

Assistant Director

Don Martin

Driver

Elizabeth Marx

Casting Associate

Brian Mastre

Special Thanks To

Henry Matesi

Driver

Bradley T Matthys

Grip

James S Matusiak

Driver

Molly M. Mayeux

Assistant Director

James R Mcallister

Assistant Location Manager

Rick Mccarthy

Other

Ryan Mccormick

Production

Timothy P Mcdonald

Other

Johnny Mcintyre

Other

Todd Mckibben

Props

Film Details

Also Known As
HeredarĂ¡s la tierra, Thousand Acres, Tusen tunnland
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Rochelle, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 19, 1997

Released in United States on Video March 24, 1998

Based upon Jane Smiley's Pulitzer prize-winning novel.

Began shooting August 26, 1996.

Completed shooting November 8, 1996.

Prairie Films is Jessica Lange's production company.

Released in United States on Video March 24, 1998

Released in United States Fall September 19, 1997