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|||Director-approved DVD special edition.||IFC Films, The Criterion Collection||1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (folded : color illustrations ; 18 cm)||English|
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A meticulously crafted portrait of the American nuclear family in crisis charts the rift that forms within a 1960s Montana household when the father and breadwinner abruptly departs to fight the forest fires raging nearby, leaving his restless wife and teenage son to pick up the pieces. A deeply human look at a woman's wayward journey toward self-fulfillment in the pre-women's liberation era and a sensitively observed, child's eye coming-of-age tale....