It was the making of The Unforeseen that in fact that prompted Laura to want to make a film about Wendell Berry [ed: Forty Panes]. True story. If you've seen the film, you know that Wendell Berry's voice comes and goes reading his poem "Santa Clara Valley". But it wasn't always that way. During a rough cut screening, [executive producer] Terry Malick observed how powerful it would be if we could get Wendell Berry himself reading his own words. In Terry's words "[Berry's] voice would be like an oblique angle piercing the film."
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