A hard-headed tenant farmer's fertile holding attracts the attention of a wealthy American bidder when the landlord puts his plot up for auction - prompting him to take extreme measures to keep the field in his possession. Drama set in 1930s Ireland, based on John B Keane's play and directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Tom Berenger, Brenda Fricker and Frances Tomelty.