Days of Heaven (1978)

Director
Terrence Malick

Main cast
Richard Gere; Brooke Adams; Linda Manz; Sam Shepard; Robert J. Wilke

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, creating at once a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.


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