over 2 years
That ending made made me burst out laughing, but overall a pretty decent watch.
over 5 years
Decent movie, but incredibly cheesy ending.
Far and Away is a 1992 adventure-drama-romance film directed by Ron Howard from a script by Howard and Bob Dolman, and stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Cinematography by Mikael Salomon, with a music score by John Williams. It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.
Cruise and Kidman play Irish immigrants seeking their fortune in 1890s America, eventually taking part in the Land Run of 1893.
The film was advertised as being the first movie to be filmed in 70mm since the late David Lean's 1970 film Ryan's Daughter, although the film was not shot entirely in 70mm; that distinction would go to Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet.
Joseph Donnelly (Cruise), a hot-headed young Irishman whose home was burned after his father's violent death, decides to take revenge on the "high-handed" Protestant landlord, Daniel Christie (Robert Prosky). In his attempt to kill him however, he is discovered by Daniel's daughter, Shannon Christie (Kidman) and is injured by her when he tries...