The Grass is singing

Sweden, 1981

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Set against the overwhelming African bush, Karen Black as Mary Turner plays a desperate woman searching for security and love. Unable to come to terms with herself or the land she lives in, Mary accepts a marriage proposal from farmer John Thaw, rather than remain single in a big city. But this is not the escape she hoped it to be. Based on the novel by Doris Lessing.

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Credits

producer

Mark Forstater

production company

Chibote Ltd

Svenska filminstitutet

director

Michael Raeburn

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
Sweden
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302335

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

156171

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