• Land of Plenty (2005)

Land of Plenty

Release Date: July 17th, 2005

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |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

Production Co: Emotion Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Quest, Los Angeles, Creative, Friendship, Transformation, Friend

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

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

  • 63
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    Has a few too many coincidences and tends to be sugary, but it has an important precautionary message in this age of terror. show more

  • 75
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    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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