The Good Earth

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The Good Earth

china based on novel or book husband wife relationship based on play or musical family relationships 1910s farmer family rural life

The Good Earth

Release Date: June 02, 1937

Year    :   1937
Slogan    :   «China… Land of unrest… Tomorrow they may starve!»
Genres    :   Drama, History, Romance
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   Sidney Franklin
Producers    :   Albert Lewin
Writers    :   Claudine West, Talbot Jennings, Donald Davis, Tess Slesinger, Pearl S. Buck, Owen Davis
RunTime    :   139 mins.
Budget    :   2800000

China, during the rule of the Qing Dynasty. The arranged marriage between Wang Lung, a humble farmer, and O-Lan, a domestic slave, will endure the many hardships of life over the years; but the temptations of a fragile prosperity will endanger their love and the survival of their entire family.

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