R | | Drama
"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.
Michelle Pfeiffer, who produced the film, wanted Paul Newman to play patriarch Larry Cook, but he turned down the role.
You can't have children, but you, Rose, your children will laugh when you die.
The film is set in Iowa but there is a State of Illinois certification sticker on the church kitchen-window frame.
$2,931,762 (USA) (21 September 1997)
$7,928,412 (USA) (14 December 1997)
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