Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)

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Set in 1920s Vermont, Noel Lourdes finds his livelihood in timber products is threatened by the construction of a new dam. He will not accept money for his land but swaps it for a plot with a plentiful supply of pine, which he plans to sell. However, the wood turns out to be rotten and his plans to move to Oregon are thwarted.

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