The Grass is singing

Sweden, 1981

Film
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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.

Credits

producer

Mark Forstater

production company

Svenska filminstitutet

Chibote Ltd

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
Sweden
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37113

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Sweden

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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