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  • Sun, Jun 16

Director: Phil Alden Robinson Run Time: 107 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1989

Starring: Amy Madigan, Burt Lancaster, Gaby Hoffmann, James Earl Jones, Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

Nominated for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, and Original Score at the 1990 Academy Awards.

When Iowa farmer Ray hears a mysterious voice one night in his cornfield saying “If you build it, he will come,” he feels the need to act. Despite taunts of lunacy, Ray builds a baseball diamond on his land, supported by his wife, Annie. Afterward, the ghosts of great players start emerging from the crops to play ball, led by “Shoeless” Joe Jackson. But, as Ray learns, this field of dreams is about much more than bringing former baseball greats out to play.

“Field of Dreams sustains a dreamy mood in which the idea of baseball is distilled to its purest essence: a game that stands for unsullied innocence in a cruel, imperfect world.”

Variety

About the filmmaker:

Phil Alden Robinson is an American director, producer, and screenwriter from Long Beach, New York. He first entered the entertainment industry as an on-air newscaster and educational and industrial filmmaker before breaking into the mainstream by writing the screenplay for All of Me (1984), which was box-office hit. Robinson first ventured into directing with two episode of The George Burns Comedy Week in 1985. He made his feature directorial debut with In the Mood (1987) starring Patrick Dempsey before writing and directing his most celebrated work, Field of Dreams (1989), which was nominated for three Academy Awards in 1990, as well as a Writers Guild Award and a Directors Guild Award.

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