O Pioneers!


Character: Alexandra Bergson

Created by: Willa Cather (novel)

Directed by: Kirk Browning, Kevin Kuhlke

Written by: Darrah Cloud

Produced by: Michael Bronson

Cast Members: Jennifer Bohn, John Carpenter, Christopher Coucill, Douglas Krizner, Neil Maffin, Randle Mell, Thomas Schall

Released date: May 15, 1991

Genre: Drama

O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish-American immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies and devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when many other immigrant families are giving up and leaving the prairie. The novel is also concerned with two romantic relationships, one between Alexandra and family friend Carl Linstrum and the other between Alexandra's brother Emil and the married Marie Shabata.

Script developed by Never Enough Design