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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Donald Davenport (teleplay)
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Release Date:
12 December 2009 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
DJ and Rodney don't like each other from the start. Rodney thinks DJ is an ignorant white farm boy,... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Great family film with a wonderful message! See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Billy Ray Cyrus ... Daniel Burton
Tom Heaton ... Wylie

Jaishon Fisher ... Young Rodney

Zak Ludwig ... Young DJ

Jessica McLeod ... Young Sarah (as Jessica Mcleod)

Darien Provost ... Young Bobby
Candus Churchill ... Eunice
Tom McBeath ... Carl (as Tom Mcbeath)

Matt Ward ... Older Rodney

Jacob Blair ... Older DJ

Emily Tennant ... Older Sarah

Brendan Meyer ... Older Bobby
Julian Christopher ... Shoup (as Julian D. Christopher)
Paul Herbert ... Clancey

Rukiya Bernard ... Charlene
Stefanie Samuels ... Angela

Ben Cotton ... Jake

Lossen Chambers ... Celie
Neill Fearnley ... Clark
Nico McEown ... Jimmy Ray (as Nico Mceown)

Stacee Copeland ... Nurse
Arien Boey ... 4 Year Old Bobby
John John ... Younger Bandit
Doolittle ... Older Bandit (as Dolittle)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Carolyn Adair ... Nurse

Directed by
Neill Fearnley 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Donald Davenport (teleplay) (as Donald J. Davenport)

Kenny Rogers (book) and
Donald Davenport (book)

Produced by
Dan Angel .... executive producer
Ted Bauman .... executive producer
Howard Braunstein .... executive producer
Randy Cheveldave .... producer (as Randolph Cheveldave)
Neill Fearnley .... associate producer
Michael Jaffe .... executive producer
Margaret Loesch .... executive producer
Lindsay Moffat .... associate producer
Nancy Welsh .... associate producer
Daniel Wilson .... consulting producer
 
Original Music by
John Sereda (music composed by)
Paul Michael Thomas (music composed by)
 
Cinematography by
Michael Balfry (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jana Fritsch 
 
Casting by
Candice Elzinga 
 
Production Design by
James Hazell 
 
Set Decoration by
Josh Plaw 
 
Costume Design by
Angelina Kekich 
 
Makeup Department
Kari Anderson .... second makeup
Katherine Collins .... makeup/hair swing
Savannah Falk .... swing hair/makeup
John L. Healy .... key makeup artist (as John Healy)
Deborah Kliewer .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Dawn Knight .... post-production supervisor
Nancy Welsh .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dale Bredeson .... third assistant director
Mike Crain .... first assistant director
David Heimbecker .... second assistant director
Jason Still .... trainee assistant director
Matthew Tingey .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Thomas Craib .... set dresser
Chris Nohel .... assistant set decorator
Marc Price .... assistant props
Stu Salter .... set dresser (as Stuart Salter)
Kevin Santarosa .... props master (as Kevin Santarossa)
Kennedy Telford .... lead dresser
Greg Williams .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
Kevin Belen .... foley editor
Kris Casavant .... sound effects editor (as Chris Casavant)
Kelly Cole .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Dawson .... adr mixer
Matt Dawson .... walla mixer
Hugo DeLaCerda .... backgrounds editor (as Hugo De La Cerda)
David Green .... sound effects editor
Kirby Jinnah .... sound supervisor
Laurie Melhus .... post audio manager
Bill Mellow .... sound re-recording mixer
Glen Noseworthy .... foley mixer (as Glenn Noseworthy)
Paul Novokshonoff .... boom operator
Steve Smith .... sound designer
Kevin Townshend .... dialogue editor
Joe Watts .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Weakes .... sound mixer
Christopher M. Ray .... assistant re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Will Volkmann .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Joe Watts .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Joe Watts .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David Allinson .... special effects coordinator (as Dave Allinson)
Brant McIlroy .... special effects assistant (as Brant Mcilroy)
Scott McKay .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Romald Geoffery .... visual effects (as Geoffery Antony)
 
Stunts
Clay Virtue .... stunt coordinator
Danny Virtue .... stunt coordinator
Brent Connolly .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brittany D. Allan .... grip (as Brittney Allan)
Austin Balfour .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Geoff Dane .... best boy
Geoff Dane .... generator operator
Nicholas Dent .... grip
Moni El Batrik .... camera trainee (as Moni Elbatrik)
Jordan Ewan .... camera trainee
Matt Hooker .... lighting technician
Elizabeth House .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Liz House)
Chris Large .... still photographer
Justin Lee .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Damon Moreau .... Steadicam operator
Damon Moreau .... camera operator: "a" camera
Adrian Netto .... best boy
Craig Powell .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jim Powers .... grip (as Jimmy Powers)
Emmanuelle Rousseau .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Jeff Smith .... key grip
Jim Swanson .... gaffer
Rob Tucker .... dolly grip
Knesha Yu .... lamp operator
 
Casting Department
Linda LaBelle .... extras casting (as Linda Labelle)
Martina Smyth .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amie Hamer .... costume set supervisor
Marie Hock .... assistant costume designer
Lisa Cottingham .... truck costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Romald Geoffery .... colourist (as Geoffery Antony)
Romald Geoffery .... on-line editor (as Geoffery Antony)
Brae Norwiss .... first assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Jeremy Alexander .... driver: cable truck
Gordon Alyward .... transport captain (as Gord Alyward)
Bob Chase .... driver: special equipment
Jim Farara .... driver: special equipment (as James Farrara)
Cameron Foss .... transport coordinator
Chris Foss .... driver: cast
Richard Mayencourt .... driver: special equipment
Morris Tancredi .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
Dave Carlson .... chef
Mark Dumas .... animal coordinator
Andrew Fearnley .... title design
Cathy Fullerton .... production coordinator
Lorrin Gary .... accounting clerk (as Lauren Moffat)
Devon Gunderson .... first assistant coordinator
Tom Hoeverman .... location manager
Rhys Johnson .... stand-in
Krista Johnston .... clearances
Lynn Josephson Delaney .... executive assistant to executive producer
Barry Liu .... assistant: Mr. Fearnley
Otto Mak .... assistant location manager
Christopher Mehl .... assistant to executive producer
Lindsay Moffat .... production accountant
Tony Peterson .... chef: Dine & Dash (as Anthony Peterson)
Lisa Rerrie .... script supervisor
Carleen Rose .... production intern
Cybelle Sarrazin .... key production assistant
Jamie Skelton .... key production assistant
Maureen Sugrue .... sous chef: Dine & Dash (as Maureen Surgue)
Wayne Toews .... key production assistant
Julia Torchine .... assistant to executive producer
Victor Van Der Merwe .... second assistant coordinator
Dawn Walnoha .... production assistant
Jay Williams .... stand-in
Ali Yates .... craft service
Ali Yates .... first aid
Blaine G. Houserman .... payroll (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
86 min | USA:96 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Canaan, Texas is a small town northeast of Denton, Texas, near the Oklahoma border.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (2011) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
We'll Get By SomehowSee more »

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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Great family film with a wonderful message!, 7 December 2009
Author: jlynrobertson from United States

I was so privileged to be invited to attend an advanced screening of this film and absolutely loved it! It's such a breath of fresh air to know that quality content like this is going to be on TV.

Billy Ray was absolutely wonderful as the dad, and the kids all did a great job as well, I thought.

For those of you that haven't read it, I also recommend checking out the book after you watch the movie this weekend :) It's a very easy read, extremely touching and has a great message.

I recommend this movie to everyone...young and old...I think we can all learn something from it!

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