Character: Alexandra Bergson
Created by: Willa Cather (novel)
Directed by: Glenn Jordan
Written by: Robert W. Lenski
Produced by: Glenn Jordan
Cast Members: David Strathairn, Anne Heche
In the 1880s, young Swede Alexandra Bergson and her family come to Nebraska to live off the land. Years later, when the Bergson patriarch dies, the adult Alexandra learns that she is heir to the family farm. Amid the protestations of her jealous siblings, Alexandra succeeds in single-handedly mana(David Strathairn), the lover who left her life decades earlier, comes back looking for romance.