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Places in the Heart (1984)

PG
111 min | Drama

In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.
Director
Robert Benton (directed by)
Producer
Arlene Donovan (produced by)
Composer
John Kander (music composed by)
Cinematographer
NĂ©stor Almendros (as Nestor Almendros)
Editor
Carol Littleton (edited by)
Casting Directors
Howard Feuer (casting by) | Jeremy Ritzer (casting by)
Production Designer
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$274,279
Gross (US & Canada)
$34,901,614
Gross (World)
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Release date
Oct 5, 1984 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Lane Smith
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Jay Patterson
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De'voreaux White
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Lou Hancock
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Arthur Pugh
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Matthew Posey
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Shanna Shrum
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J.C. Quinn
Texas Voice #1 (voice) Texas Voice #1 (voice)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 9,356 votes