Jane Fonda gives an Emmy-winning performance as Gertie Nevels, a pioneer woman and the mother of five from the Kentucky hills who is forced to uproot her children to follow her husband Clovis (Levon Helm) to Detroit when he finds work during World War II. One setback follows another and shattering tragedy strikes the family. It's all up to Gertie to find new strength, courage and determination to keep her family together and strong.
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress - Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion PictureJane Fonda
Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion PictureDollmaker, The