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A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »

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Dan Miller
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Jack Ranson
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Laurie Pendleton
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Ginger
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Mr. Cummings
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Zoe Brussard
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Linda Porter ...
Mrs. Boman
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Winston Jackson
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Billy Jo
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Check-out Clerk
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Rachel Riley
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Vice Principal
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A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her weirdo boss. Meanwhile, the daughter, used to making the constant shifts, finds a fit at school including getting chosen for a play lead. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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They ran away from everything but each other.

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Rated PG-13 for language, sensuality and a scene of domestic discord | See all certifications »
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3 March 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Huyendo del pasado  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$312,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$41,202 (USA) (26 November 1999)

Gross:

$1,281,176 (USA) (14 January 2000)
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1.85 : 1
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Despite references to "driving across country" from the East (West Virginia), all shots in the film are obviously from the area around Los Angeles. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2000) See more »

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Wink
Written by Cary Hudson, Laurie Stirratt
Performed by Blue Mountain
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Wonderfully involving...
22 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

The other review of this film misses the point entirely. There is indeed tension, of the emotional variety, between daughter and mother. The child is the adult and the adult is child-like. One always hopes for the mother to make the right decision, to turn her and her daughter's life around. The performances are of the highest caliber, as is the writing, and the direction complements both beautifully, never getting in the way of the simple story. Watch this with a parent, a son, a daughter...a rewarding viewing experience.


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