Far North

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Far North ★★½ 1988 (PG-13)

Quirky comedy about a woman who returns to her rural family homestead after her father is seriously injured by a horse, and tries to deal with her eccentric family's travails. Fine cast never reaches its potential. Shepard's directing debut. 96m/C VHS . Jessica Lange, Charles Darning, Tests Harper, Donald Moffat, Ann Wedge worth, Patricia Marquette, Nina Drayton; D: Sam Shepard; W: Sam Shepard; C: Robbie Greenberg.