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1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
World-traveling missionary Lana (Michelle Williams) returns to post-Sept. 11 America from the Middle East and begins work at a Los Angeles homeless shelter. Her Vietnam veteran uncle Paul (John Diehl) passes his days driving on a paranoid and self-styled reconnaissance mission looking for Islamic terrorists. Paul and Lana re-establish an uneasy relationship, but when they witness an act of violence, their divergent points of view force them to reconsider their friendship.

Cast: Michelle Williams , John Diehl , Shaun Toub , Wendell Pierce , Richard Edson , Burt Young , Bernard White , Gloria Stuart

Director: Wim Wenders

Genres: Drama

Land of Plenty (2004)

Release Date: July 17th, 2005|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Unfortunately, Wendeers frustrated wake-up call quickly buckles under the heavy burden of its earnest message. show more

  • 70
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    Thought-provoking story of how terror and paranoia affect two Americans who love their country. show more

  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Works best as an illustration of the way conspiracy theories serve to weave threads of order, however fantastic, during moments of incomprehensible upheaval. show more

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