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"The Village": The Sting of Rejection

The Village is a suspenseful tale set in rural Pennsylvania.

In this scene, a young woman named Kitty speaks to her father, Edward (William Hurt), while standing in a field near a house.

She tells him exuberantly, "I'm in love! I want permission to marry, Papa!"

"There's a proper manner in which these things are supposed to happen, such as the boy would normally be standing next ...

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