The Dollmaker (1984)

During World War II, hard-luck farmer Colvis Nevels leaves his rural Kentucky home to take a factory job in bustling Detroit. Reluctantly accompanying Colvis is his long-suffering wife, Gertie, a talented woodcarver set in her traditional ways. When the perils of city life and Colvis' reckless squandering of money send the Nevels into precarious financial straits, Gertie starts a business making hand-carved dolls in order to provide for her family.

  • Daniel Petrie

  • Hume Cronyn
  • Susan Cooper
  • Harriet Arnow

Release Date: 1984-05-13
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  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 142
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