• The Awakening Land (1978)

The Awakening Land

Release Date: 1978

Not Yet Rated |5 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Ohio Valley frontierswoman Sayward Luckett (Elizabeth Montgomery) comes of age in post-Revolution America, as her mother's death forces her to take care of her three younger sisters. Later, her marriage to Massachusetts lawyer Portius Wheeler (Hal Holbrook) brings about seven children of her own, and the everyday struggles and dangers of the America's unsettled lands test the woman's mettle through decades of searching for a new, better life among the unforgiving plains.

Cast: Elizabeth Montgomery, Hal Holbrook

Director: Boris Sagal

Genres: Western

Keywords: Family, Mother, Husband, Inspiring, Survival, Transformation, Marriage, Death, Emotional, Sister, Daughter

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie