|Sam Shepard||The Farmer|
|Robert J. Wilke||The Farm Foreman|
|Jackie Shultis||Linda's friend|
|Stuart Margolin||Mill Foreman|
|Tim Scott||Harvest Hand|
|Richard Libertini||Vaudeville Leader|
A screen poem about life in America at the turn of the century. A story of love and murder told through the voice of a child and expressive images of nature in 1916. A steelworker flees Chicago after a fight with his boss; he takes his little sister and girlfriend with him.