Places in the Heart (1984)

Places in the Heart (1984)
  • Time: 112 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Robert Benton
  • Cast: Sally Field, Danny Glover, John Malkovich, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris


Edna Spalding finds herself alone and broke on a small farm in the midst of the Great Depression when her husband the Sheriff is killed in an accident. A wandering black man, Moses, helps her to plant cotton to try and keep her farm and her kids together. She also takes on a blind boarder, Mr. Will, who lost his sight in the first World War. She must endure storms and harsh labor to try and make her mortgage payment on time.

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