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Places in the Heart

1984 Rated PG 1hr 52m

Sally Field won her second Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Edna Spalding, a young widow living in Depression-era Waxahachie, Texas, who's determined to eke out a hardscrabble existence farming cotton on her land. Danny Glover and John Malkovich give excellent performances as hired hands who try to help Spalding make a go of it. Director Robert Benton also won an Oscar for his bittersweet screenplay.

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Movie Details

1985 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1985 Academy Award®
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Korean, Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono, Portuguese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.