The incredible life story of "The Little House on the Prairie" creator Laura Ingalls Wilder (played as an adult by Meredith Monroe) is told in this stunning two-part biodrama made for television. First, in "Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of LauraIngalls Wilder" (2000), the hard life Laura Ingalls lives on the South Dakota prairie changes after she meets and falls in love with Almanzo Wilder (Walton Goggins). Lindsay Crouse, Jeremy Elliott co-star. In "Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder" (2002), the Wilder clan moves to Missouri for a fresh start on a new farm, but the family's struggles are far from over. Monroe, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Richard Thomas co-star. 181 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH).
Amidst the adventure, hardships and excitement of her teenage years on the Dakota prairie, Laura Ingalls WIlder puts pen to paper and begins to document her extraordinary life. Uniquely told in two enthralling movies brought together on one DVD, this story is an honest portrayal of the many challenges and humble delights of the 19th-Century frontier. During this time, Laura matures from young girl to woman, making sacrifices to help her family survive. She also meets her loving husband, Almanzo Wilder and together with their daughter, Rose, they set off on their own pioneer adventure in Missouri. Inspirational, remarkable and true, this heartwarming story is a fitting tribute to the beloved author and the legendary woman who has inspired generations. Starring Lindsay Crouse, Meredith Monroe, Richard Thomas, Skye Bartusiak, Tess Harper.