Running Time: 120 min.
Release Date: April 20, 2001
The gold rush of 1849 brings a young man (Mullan) to California, where he founds the town
Kingdom Come. One drunken night, he trades his wife (Kinski) and daughter (Polley) for a bag of gold.
Twenty years later, they come back for him, and it's the beginning of his downfall in a time that's
already shaky for the town as the prosperity of the gold rush has already long since faded.
Based on the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy.
Canadian Connection: Stars Canadians Polley and Kinski and was partly filmed in Alberta, Canada.