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Sommersby is a american film of genre Drama directed by Jon Amiel released in USA on 5 february 1993 with Richard Gere

Sommersby (1993)

Sommersby
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Released in USA 5 february 1993
Length 1h54
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Romance
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001

Sommersby is a 1993 romantic drama film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl Jones.

Set in the Reconstruction period following the U.S. Civil War, the story is adapted from the historical account of 16th century French peasant Martin Guerre (previously filmed by Daniel Vigne as The Return of Martin Guerre with Gérard Depardieu in 1982).

Synopsis

John "Jack" Sommersby (Gere) left his farm to fight in the American Civil War and is presumed dead after six years. Despite the hardship of working their farm, his apparent widow Laurel (Foster) is quite content in his absence, because Jack was an unpleasant and abusive husband. She even makes remarriage plans with one of her neighbors, Orin Meacham (Pullman), who despite his own hardships (such as a wooden foot, which he wears to replace one that was lost in the war) has been helping her and her young son with the farmwork.

Actors

Richard Gere

(John Robert Sommersby/Horace Townsend)
Jodie Foster

(Laurel Sommersby)
Bill Pullman

(Orin Meecham)
James Earl Jones

(Judge Barry Conrad Issacs)
William Windom

(Reverend Powell)
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