The Basket (1999)

PG   |    |  Drama


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A picturesque Pacific Northwest community raising its wheat and children in the midst of a nation reeling from World War I sets the stage for The Basket. In a time of pain and prejudice ... See full summary »


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4 wins.

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8 June 2002 | Melissa Alice
7
| Very well done, thought-provoking, and touching
I enjoyed this film very much. Everything was authentic, the actors were great, and the story was moving and captivating. Despite a lot of sadness, the movie also portrayed happiness. There was a great level of depth in character that keeps you thinking on about them and wondering more about them. The main theme of the movie is also a thought-provoking subject: prejudice. Learning to work together, learning to "fly" with others is a good lesson to learn. The sets and scenery were beautiful (God's creation is beautiful!), and the music was quite captivating & appropriate, even though I don't particularly like opera. There were a few flaws in the movie, such as a few swear words, and perhaps a lack of a few things, but over all it was a very good movie. (Entertaining & interesting behind the scenes commentaries, too, on the DVD.)

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Release Date:

5 May 2000

Language

English, German


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Garfield, Washington, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$367,098

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$367,098

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