The Gentle People and the Quiet Land (1972)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Pennsylvania Amish are profiled in this drama that follows the life of a young Amish woman who, desiring to experience the world, leaves the sect to be with her lover, a hippie religious fanatic. After she finds herself impregnated, the woman goes horseback riding and deliberately falls in order to have a miscarriage. She does and she then returns to her people where she finds true peace and fulfillment.



cultural-shock, Amish