An old-fashioned, character-driven melodrama set in rural England and suffused with WWII-era nostalgia. Eager to do their part for the war effort, "Land girls" Stella (Catherine McCormack), Ag (Rachel Weisz) and Prue (Anna Friel) join the Women's Land Army,
which sent inexperienced recruits to pick up the farm jobs left vacant when men joined the armed forces. They're all sent to the Lawrence family farm, a damp, dreary place where hard and dirty work is the order of the day. But the girls befriend soft-spoken Mrs. Lawrence (Maureen O'Brien), win
over her skeptical husband (Tom Georgeson), learn their way around chickens, plow horses and farm machinery and help one...