Tag: rural setting

The Better Angels (2014) 6.1

The Better Angels (2014)

Storyline:Indiana, 1817. The entire nation, only 40 years old and a few years removed from a second war of independence, is raw. Men, women, and children alike must battle nature and disease to survive in remote log c...

No Such Thing (2001) 6.1

No Such Thing (2001)

Storyline:Beatrice (Sarah Polley) works as a researcher at a sensationalist New York City-based media organization, although she is more often than not tasked with making coffee than anything else. Unlike her colleagu...

Pixie (2020) 6.3

Pixie (2020)

Storyline:To avenge her mother's death, Pixie masterminds a heist but must flee across Ireland from gangsters, take on the patriarchy, and choose her own destiny.User Reviews: For an irish film it was good. Great acti...

The Crazies (2010) 6.5

The Crazies (2010)

Storyline:As a toxin begins to turn the residents of Ogden Marsh, Iowa into violent psychopaths, sheriff David Dutton tries to make sense of the situation while he, his wife, and two other unaffected townspeople band ...

For the First Time (1967) 7.1

For the First Time (1967)

Storyline:A traveling film projectionist brings the film Les temps modernes (1936) to a secluded village that has never seen a motion picture before.User Reviews: For the First Time (1969) *** (out of 4)This here is a...

Nang Nak (1999) 6.5

Nang Nak (1999)

Storyline:Based on a Thai legend. Mak leaves for Bangkok and is seriously wounded in the Chiang Toong War. When Mak returns, his wife and baby continue to live together till a revelation leads to an unexpected paradig...

Letter from the Mountain (2002) 7.1

Letter from the Mountain (2002)

Storyline:An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.User Reviews: Amida do dayori is a sweet movie. For me , who's living in Japan , i can tell you it can give you a different opinion about Japan , and ab...

Fire Will Come (2019) 6.9

Fire Will Come (2019)

Storyline:O que Arde ("Lo que Arde" in Spanish, "What It Burns" in English) is a rural drama that follows Amador, a forty-something arsonist who is free from jail after to accomplish two-thirds of his imprisonment to ...

From the Dark (2020)

Storyline:A rural murder mystery thriller.User Reviews:

Motel Hell (1980) 6

Motel Hell (1980)

Storyline:Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: ...

Pather Panchali (1955) 8.6

Pather Panchali (1955)

Storyline:The story of a young boy, Apu, and life in his small Indian village. His parents are quite poor - his father Harihar, a writer and poet, gave away the family's fruit orchard to settle his brother's debts. Hi...

From the East (1993) 7.3

From the East (1993)

Storyline:A look at life in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union.User Reviews: Years ago I discovered this film from reading an interview with Gus Van Sant where he mentions "D'Est" as an in...

In the Name of the Land (2019) 6.7

In the Name of the Land (2019)

Storyline:Pierre is 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take over the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm expanded, so did the family. It's the time of happy days, at least at the begi...

Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974) 6.8

Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)

Storyline:A cop chases two young people visiting the English countryside, suspecting them of a local murder; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by ...

Dulcima (1971) 6.6

Dulcima (1971)

Storyline:Mr. Parker (Sir John Mills), a farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on a farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima Gaskain (Carol White), takes ...

The War Wagon (1967) 6.9

The War Wagon (1967)

Storyline:Taw Jackson returns from prison having survived being shot, to the ranch and gold that Frank Pierce stole from him. Jackson makes a deal with Lomax, the man who shot him 5 years ago to join forces against Pi...

Anne of Green Gables (TV Mini-Series 1985) 8.5

Anne of Green Gables (TV Mini-Series 1985)

Storyline:At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sen...

The Other Hell (1981) 4.7

The Other Hell (1981)

Storyline:A priest investagates paranormal activity at a nuns' convent where a deep, dark secret is about to resurface in the guise of murder! Could the devil be behind this, or is that just what Mother Superior wants...

The Europeans (1979) 6.2

The Europeans (1979)

Storyline:It's the mid-nineteenth century. Adult siblings Felix Young and Eugenia Munster were born and raised in Europe and have a somewhat bohemian lifestyle reflective of their travels throughout Europe. Felix, who...

Autumn Tale (1998) 7.5

Autumn Tale (1998)

Storyline:Magali, 45, is a wine producer in the south of France. She's a widow, and her best friend, Isabelle, decides to find her a new husband. She puts an ad in the local newspaper and finds a nice man, Gérald. At ...

Escape to the Country (TV Series 2002– ) 7.1

Escape to the Country (TV Series 2002– )

Storyline:The property show that helps prospective buyers find their dream home.User Reviews: I think it is Season 2 that I'm watching on Netflix in the U.S. and am quite enjoying this version of a house-hunter show. ...

Four Corners (1998) 6.9

Four Corners (1998)

Storyline:James Benning's "Four Corners" uses a specific geographical location to pose larger questions about the United States. Here, the geographic and wholly imaginary place Four Corners, that favorite tourist dest...

The Guard (2011) 7.0

The Guard (2011)

Storyline:Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town co...

Kaw (2007) 4.1

Kaw (2007)

Storyline:On the last working day of Sheriff Wayne, his small town is attacked by blood thirsty ravens that eat human flesh. Meanwhile his wife Cynthia visits a farm where a Mennonite family lives to say farewell to h...