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Touching Home (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 29 April 2010 (USA)
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Charlie Winston
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Clyde Winston
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Jim 'Perk' Perkins
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Mac
Logan Miller ...
Lane Winston
Noah Miller ...
Clint Winston
Ishiah Benben ...
Rachael
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Brownie
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Grandma Eleanor
Jake Waitman ...
Young Clint Winston
Zack Waitman ...
Young Lane Winston
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Walter Houston
Bob Harvey ...
Mr. Castro
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Poker Player
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Poker Player
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving alcoholism, language, brief violence, and for smoking | See all certifications »
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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Touching Home: Touches the Heart with a Well Written Script and an Oscar Worthy Performance from Ed Harris
13 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

Touching Home is just one of those movies destined to become a classic and part of Ed Harris' best work as an actor. Right along movies such as Radio, Stepmom and Pollack, this ranks among his best work as an actor and it wouldn't be a surprise if he is nominated or even wins the Oscar for Best Actor for his touching and excellent performance as Charlie Winston, an alcoholic who is struggling to keep himself alive for his day to day existence. Debut directors Noah and Logan Miller make this film as realistic as it can get and their performances as Ed Harris' sons struggling to accept their father's disease. Overall great acting and a heart tugging script make this small indie film worth seeking out and seeing.


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