Thousand Acres, A

A Thousand Acres is a film based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jane Smiley. It is a story of one family torn apart by child abuse, cancer, sibling rivalry, and adultery.

  • Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jason Robards and Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Director(s): Jocelyn Moorhouse
  • Producer(s): Propaganda Films
  • Screenwriter(s): Laura Jones
  • Distributor: Buena Vista Distribution
  • Release Date: Friday, September 19, 1997
  • Rating: Acceptable

Featured Animal Action

Jenny, and her husband Ty, live on a pig farm. There are a few scenes where pigs are seen in their pens and Ty is feeding them. The film was shot on an actual pig farm. The pigs seen were the ones living on the farm.