The Good Earth

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Classic melodrama. Muni, in a powerful role--another marvelous offbeat characterization--is a simple rice farmer who weds Rainer, a kitchen slave, in an arranged marriage. Through incredible labor, Muni and Rainer make their little farm into a success, allowing Muni to buy many more rice fields and to prosper. They produce three children, and all seems...read more

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04:17 — The story follows Wang Lung (Paul Muni), a humble farmer, who makes an arranged marriage to a slave, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). The couple's great struggle (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Classic melodrama. Muni, in a powerful role--another marvelous offbeat characterization--is a simple rice farmer who weds Rainer, a kitchen slave, in an arranged marriage. Through incredible labor, Muni and Rainer make their little farm into a success, all… (more)

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