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Miles from Home (1988)

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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

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Frank Roberts Sr.
Jason Campbell ...
Young Frank Roberts (as Jason Campbill)
Austin Bamgarner ...
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Frances
Robert Otis ...
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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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16 September 1988 (USA)  »

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$188,964 (USA)
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A must-see movie for farmers, but you'll think it's bad.
6 April 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

There was a Midwestern farm crisis from 1984 to 1987 or so, and Nikita Kruschev did come to Iowa to the Garst farm at Coon Rapids as I recall. There are some good things about this movie, but I think the bad things outweigh them. It is one of the few movies about modern agriculture. The incident at the trailer house makes Gere's character look like a real loser. The incident with the ox pull makes you wonder if there was cruelty to an animal. You don't usually see an armed guard at a bank in Iowa. Maybe the writer watched too many Andy Griffith shows. I've never seen a grain truck back into an elevator and I've never seen a combine unloading corn into a truck on the go in real life. All in all, I can't help but think that someone in the state of Iowa could have written a better movie.


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