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My Antonia (1995)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 29 March 1995
Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

Director:

Joseph Sargent

Writers:

Willa Cather (novel), Victoria Riskin (teleplay)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Robards ... Josea Burden
Eva Marie Saint ... Emmaline Burden
Neil Patrick Harris ... Jimmy Burden
Jan Tríska ... Mr. Shimerda
Norbert Weisser ... Otto
Anne Tremko ... Lena Lingard
Travis Fine ... Harry Paine
Mira Furlan ... Mrs. Shimerda
Boris Lee Krutonog
Elina Löwensohn ... Antonia Shimerda
Bobby Goldstein Bobby Goldstein ... Ambrosch Shimerda
T. Max Graham T. Max Graham ... Mr. Harling
John Livingston ... Charley Harling
Sarah Bernhardt Sarah Bernhardt ... Sally Harling
Devon Arielle Cahill Devon Arielle Cahill ... Nina Harling
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Axehastos erotas See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Elina Löwensohn was in her late 20s when she played the 15-year old Antonia Shimerda. See more »

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Follows the novel faithfully.
16 August 1999 | by dugfowlrSee all my reviews

This dramatization follows the novel faithfully, and is a tribute to its producers and to the cable network who aired it. Although Willa Cather had intended that her works not be filmed, I believe that she would have been proud of this production. Most persons agree that Antonia Shimerda is one of Cather's most memorable heroines. I found the casting for the role of Lena Lingard to be uncannily on target for Jim's sweetheart. Willa Cather stands alone, in my opinion, for her ability to create characters that you not only feel you know, but do not want to give up when you have finished the book. In my case, I choose to re-read them several times.


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