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Patriotic (Institutional Use-Non-Profit/Library/High School) is a literal harvest! Directed by Judy Dennis from a New Yorker story by Janet Kauffman, Patriotic features an unlikely trio of characters drawn from a quiet population of farming Americans who set out into hayfields for a summer's last harvest. Its narrator, the wry, appreciative woman who owns these fields, is joined by Mrs. Bagnoli, a robust driver with a world view, and Floyd, a neighboring farm boy whose physical ease lends an erotic charge to the day, Here is a landscape where everything human relates to the natural world. Sunlight, tractor, barns, blue skies - the day unfurls perfectly until fire threatens catastrophe; but the three sail through with remarkable collaborative force. Luminous," wrote Stephen Holden in The New York Times.