Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams is a 1989 American sports fantasy drama film written and directed by Phil Alden Robinson, adapting W. P. Kinsella's 1982 novel Shoeless Joe. The film stars Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta and Burt Lancaster in his final film role. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including for Best Original Score, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.
36-year old Ray Kinsella lives with his wife Annie and daughter Karin on their Iowa corn farm. He is troubled by the relationship with his late father, John Kinsella, a devoted baseball fan, and constantly fears growing old without ever achieving anything.
|author||Phil Alden Robinson Shoeless Joe Jackson W. P. Kinsella|
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films National Film Registry|
|director||Phil Alden Robinson|
|events||baseball fantasy film ghost parent-child relationship time travel|
|keywords||archibald moonlight graham baseball diamond baseball fan baseball field baseball player begin black sox scandal boston brooklyn dodgers childhood innocence estrange even fenway park game home plate meet moonlight graham morning new york giants one night pick up plow read speak voice whisper young man|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Original Score Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay|
|producer||Charles Gordon Lawrence Gordon|
|theme||ghost magic realism|