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A suicidal older man, Gordon Trout, is kidnapped for his car and money by three runaway teenagers who live on the streets. Their experiences together make them a close-knit family, but the ... See full summary »

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Gordon Trout
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Eddie
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Cam
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Crystal
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Jodi
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Celeste
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Pancake Waitress
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Highway Patrolman
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Res-Wel Manager
Kathleen S. Dunn ...
Wendy Trout
Cameron Glenar ...
Thug
Satch Huizenga ...
Trucker
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Foster Sister (as Jamielyn Gamboa)
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Donald Trout
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Cliff
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A suicidal older man, Gordon Trout, is kidnapped for his car and money by three runaway teenagers who live on the streets. Their experiences together make them a close-knit family, but the nature of the crime committed could tear them apart. The intricacies of these complex relationships are explored through an emotional story with twists and turns. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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6 July 1999 (Czech Republic)  »

Also Known As:

Oi tyhodioktes  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$26,999 (USA) (16 April 1999)

Gross:

$64,579 (USA) (28 May 1999)
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So Far From Home
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Performed by Tracy Miller
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This is a great movie. Wish I could find it...
31 August 2003 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best Christian films that I have seen in a long time. If Christians are going to make movies, this is the way it should be done. I am tired of all of this sentimental, sappy, corny, the-world-is-perfect-and-everythings-happy-lets-all-hug movies. This movie portrays real life situations in a way that is authentic and captivating. It doesn't sell out like "The Omega Code", and the HORRIBLE "Left Behind" movies. I am a movie buff, and I love movies, but this is the way that Christian movies should be done. I wish I could find this film so I could purchase it.


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