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The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn

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Directed by Gregg Champion, The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn follows the story of small town carpenter and farmer Noah Dearborn (Sidney Poitier), whose family land comes under the scrutiny of greedy land developer (George Newbern. Though his humble character holds the respect of the tiny community in which he resides, the unscrupulous developer does his best to have Noah declared mentally incompetent, going as far as to hire a psychiatrist (Diane Weist) for the specific purpose of deeming Noah insane. However, he...
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Overview

Directed by Gregg Champion, The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn follows the story of small town carpenter and farmer Noah Dearborn (Sidney Poitier), whose family land comes under the scrutiny of greedy land developer (George Newbern. Though his humble character holds the respect of the tiny community in which he resides, the unscrupulous developer does his best to have Noah declared mentally incompetent, going as far as to hire a psychiatrist (Diane Weist) for the specific purpose of deeming Noah insane. However, he didn't figure that Noah and the psychiatrist would formulate a strong, unique friendship. The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn also features actress Mary-Louise Parker. ~ Tracie Cooper
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Full screen versions; 2.0 Dolby stereo surround; Scene index; English closed captioned
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/8/2005
  • UPC: 031398170730
  • Original Release: 1999
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  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 5,682

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sidney Poitier Noah Dearborn
Dianne Wiest Sarah McClellan
Mary-Louise Parker
George Newbern
Technical Credits
Gregg Champion Director, Producer
Sterling Anderson Screenwriter
Joseph Conlan Score Composer
Derek Kavanagh Producer
Gordon Lonsdale Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title [6:35]
2. Not for Sale [3:42]
3. Think About It [5:51]
4. New Tastes [6:03]
5. Lambs and Foxes [5:40]
6. Local Hero [3:45]
7. History [3:54]
8. Starting Over [5:12]
9. With More Care [6:48]
10. Ashamed [7:08]
11. Evaluation and Avoidance [4:38]
12. Plenty [5:54]
13. "Just Fine the Way it Is" [5:34]
14. Used to Be [8:34]
15. Nothing's Broken [6:59]
16. End Credits [:57]
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Menu

Side #1 --
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   Scene Selection
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Was not expecting a great movie like this!!

    What a pleasant surprise to flip the channel and come upon such a wonderful and moving movie on T.V.What a terrific character Sidney Poiter portrayed & made it so believable!!This movie tugs at your heart & your soul as well.I highly recommend this to everyone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2003

    This movie is magic!!!!

    This is one of the best movies I have ever seen. Sidney Poiter is marvelous in this role. His portroyal of Noah Dearborn reminds me of my late brother. Quiet, strong, and wonderful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2002

    ***** ...The Tears 'n' My Heart!... *****

    I dont know if there is something wrong with my feelings...but this movie made me belive Im as normal as I can get! Though Im a MAN, it tuch me so much, that I ones in a while had to drop some tears...(wich honestly was nice)... It has been so long since I last saw a movie that tuched me the way this did... I wish I had more words to add...but THANKS to Gregg Champion for making this movie, and specially thanks to ''Sidney Poitier & Mary-Louise Parker'' wich in my life and heart - would never be forgotten!

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