Little House on the Prairie: Look Back to Yesterday

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  • TV-PG
  • 1983
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 7.7  (1,105)

Little House on the Prairie: Look Back to Yesterday is a heartwarming movie directed by Victor French featuring Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Richard Bull and other actors. It is a sequel to the famous television series “Little House on the Prairie" aired from 1974 to 1983. The movie shows the continuation of the story of a young Laura Ingalls Wilder, the heroine of the series, who is now married to Almanzo Wilder and is a mother to a five-year-old daughter named Rose.

Set in the late 1800s, the film focuses on the struggles of the Ingalls family when they move from Walnut Grove to Missouri in search of a better life. While traveling, they spend their nights in tents and wagons and often become targets of thieves and outlaws. Despite the challenges of the journey, the family manages to reach their destination and start farming on their own land.

As the plot unfolds, we see Laura, Almanzo, and Rose struggle to make a living while dealing with unexpected hardships. The family’s beloved horse, Bunny, is stolen, leaving them with no means of transportation. Almanzo, who is a skilled craftsman, tries to sell his furniture to make ends meet, but faces disappointment as the people of the town cannot afford to buy his handmade goods. Meanwhile, Laura suffers a miscarriage which leaves her devastated and unable to conceive again.

The movie is not all about the hardships that the characters face, however. There are also many heartwarming and tender moments, such as when Laura and her father, Charles Ingalls, share some precious moments reminiscing about their past, and the good times they shared together. Laura's sister, Mary, visits her from her own family, bringing joy and a sense of reunion to the family. In addition, there is a particularly touching scene where Almanzo, Laura and Rose go on a family picnic to spend some quality time together as a family.

Throughout the movie, the characters struggle through hard times and face emotional challenges, but their enduring faith, resilience and courage helps them stay strong and work together to overcome their obstacles. A particular challenge is when their neighbor and friend, Mr. Edwards, has to face the consequences of his heavy drinking and the impact that it has on his life, and those around him. The characters are able to maintain their support of him even during difficult times and this leads to positive change in his life.

The movie deals with significant themes such as the importance of family, relationships, friendship, and the importance of being self-reliant, and responsible, even in difficult times. It also highlights how the struggles and hardships of life help us to become stronger and more compassionate towards others.

Overall, “Little House on the Prairie: Look Back to Yesterday” is a heartwarming and inspirational film that will appeal to fans of the television series, and anyone who enjoys an uplifting story of resilience and the importance of family. It offers a nostalgic journey back in time, to when life was harder, but also more uncomplicated and teaches valuable lessons that are still relevant today.

Little House on the Prairie: Look Back to Yesterday is a 1983 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

Little House on the Prairie: Look Back to Yesterday
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    1 hr 35 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (1,105)