Field of Dreams (1989)

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  • Shoeless Joe Alternative

Synopsis

Fantasy drama about the transformative power of baseball. Ray Kinsella, a 36-year-old Iowa farmer, hears a voice in his corn field saying "If you build it, they will come." Encouraged by his wife Annie and young daughter Karin, Ray feels compelled to build a baseball diamond on part of his corn fields, and having done so he witnesses the appearance of long-dead baseball stars, who step out from the corn to play there. Among the players is 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson and the rest of the disgraced 1919 Chicago White Sox team. In resurrecting these ghosts, Ray is able to rid himself of his regrets about his relationship with his late baseball-loving father, who finally appears as well and plays catch with his son.

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