A Field in England

A Field in England

Streaming Video - 2013
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England: 1648 AD. A group of English Civil War soldiers in the 17th century are captured by an alchemist and led into a vast mushroom field, where they fall victim to violent and nightmarish forces.
Publisher: [United States] : Drafthouse Films : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO HOOPLA
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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Radharc Apr 22, 2017

Beautifully shot B&W film that takes place in the English countryside during Britain's civil war. Many strange things happen to a small group of deserters after they cross a large "fairy ring" (and proceed to eat it's mushrooms). The men are then persuaded to hunt for a treasure buried in the titular filed. What ensues may or may not be pure hallucination...

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patch666
Apr 12, 2017

I love this movie 420

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tenet
Aug 13, 2015

Rated 1/10. If you like shows like Picnic At Hanging Rock or Mulholland Drive, you'll love this movie.

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IV27HUjg
Jun 29, 2015

Returning after forwarding multiple times since it wasn't what I expected or had any interest in.

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lewis437
Feb 25, 2015

Beautiful, B&W, creepy, weird, arty horror. This is not a popcorn movie, but an awesome movie for people who like to think about movies. If you like films like Under The Skin and Eraserhead, then A field In England might be your cup of tea.

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athos1964
Jan 27, 2015

A truly amazing film featuring extraordinary acting and cinematography. Not for everyone's tastes (see some of the comments here) but if you're interested in intellectually challenging entertainment that's WAY off the beaten track, this might be for you.

aaa5756 Aug 12, 2014

Just plain awful this movie was a train wreck. To say this movie was bad. It’s an understatement it was torture to watch. In also in other words, it was a dumb movie.

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Old_Toto
Aug 01, 2014

Old_Toto strained to see value here but failed. At least a lot of people an organizations received a pay and tax checks. Thanks to a peer for inspiring old_toto to manipulate a half star. He didn't realize that it could be done until attempting it a couple of times.

jpozenel May 29, 2014

There is no way to describe how bad this movie is. If someone has anything good to say about this movie, they're just blowing smoke to make themselves feel hipper than anybody else on the planet. It's pure trash.

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pescarox
Apr 29, 2014

Black and white, violent, humorous, and trippy. Deserters from a battle in the English countryside are just trying to get to the alehouse when they get sidelined in the micro or macro world of the titular field by some psychotropic mushrooms, a menacing alchemist, and buried treasure. Oh, and there is the best rendition of Ring Around the Rosie you’re likely to see in a long time, in case you were looking.

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aaa5756 Aug 12, 2014

One word can sum up this movie DUMB.

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