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Days of Heaven


Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Linda Manz, Sam Shepard View All


Terrence Malick (Director), Terrence Malick (Writer) View All

Release: Jan. 1st, 1978
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fireóMalick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, creating at once a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.
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77 The MoFo Movie Club Discussion: Days of Heaven
Well, it's been about a week since our last poll closed, so I think it's time to start a discussion on the winning film, Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven. I don't really want to post anything too h...

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Jeff Costello
After mill worker Bill (Richard Gere) kills his supervisor in a fight he hops on a train with his girlfriend Abby (Brooke Adams) and sister Linda (Linda Manz) in a pursuit for a new job.
mark f
The thing that Days of Heaven and all of Malick's films are light on thus far are plot, but this one is easily my favorite and the most-organic of his films.