Red River, High Noon, Gunsmoke -- Westerns, where the bad guys sometimes won but never prevailed. Troublesome Creek, a Midwestern,is the story of the Jordan family's struggle to save their Iowa farm. From fighting the Crooked Creek Gang to fighting off the bank today. An Oscar-nominated cliffhanger about history, loss, wry humor and the settling and unsettling of America. 1996, 88 min.
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A West City Films production
in association with WGBH, BBC Storyville and ZDF/ARTE.
With funding from the Iowa Humanities Board, Missouri Humanities Council, Ohio Humanities Council, Illinois Humanities Council, Indiana Humanities Council, Kansas Humanities Council, Minnesota Humanities Commission, Nebraska Humanities Council, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation, Charles Engelhard Foundation, Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media.