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Higher Ground (2011) Poster

(2011)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Vera Farmiga

Writing Credits  

Carolyn S. Briggs ... (screenplay) and
Tim Metcalfe ... (screenplay)
 
Carolyn S. Briggs ... (memoir "This Dark World")

Cast (in credits order)  

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Ethan Miller
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Ned
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McKenzie Turner ...
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Kathleen Walker
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CW Walker
Matthew Dubas ...
Salesman
Taylor Schwencke ...
Young Wendy Walker
Jillian Lindig ...
Mrs. Tittle
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Alden Rosakranse ...
Tim
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James Noon ...
Kirk
Kaitlyn Rae King ...
Teenage Wendy Walker
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Teenage Ethan Miller
Brandon Boyer ...
Mike
Harrison Basch ...
Renegade
Noah Bowman ...
Renegade
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Biology Teacher
Gene DeWitt ...
Gene
Flynn Hawkey ...
Baby Abigail
Warren Haynes ...
Warren
Luella Roche ...
Younger Abigail Miller
Sarah Banks ...
Younger Lily Miller
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Annika
Barbara Blackburn ...
Deborah (as Barbara Tuttle)
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Molly
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Luke
Joe Leary ...
Joe
Frank L. Goodyear ...
Dr. Frank Barnes (voice)
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Hope
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Woody
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Joanne
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Wendy
Joseph Sinagra ...
Cop
Sarah Little ...
Older Abigail Miller
Zoë Allegra ...
Old Lily Miller (as Zoe Pipa)
Mathew Biltonen ...
Gabe Miller (as Mathew Bieutonen)
Sonia T. Gittens ...
Nurse
Eli Rubinstein ...
Seven Year Old Boy
Amy Helm ...
Amy
MacHan Taylor ...
MacHan
Jorgen Jorgensen ...
Jorgen
Tom Cherwin ...
Man in Counseling Office
Laurel S. Andretta ...
Woman in Counseling Office
Karen Keefe ...
Receptionist
Jack Gilpin ...
Dr. Dick Adams
Oliver Wood ...
Oliver
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Liam Donovan
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Liam's Wife
Terry McKenna ...
Pawn Shop Worker
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Faye
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Parishioner
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Rebecca - Believer (uncredited)
Colin Holmes ...
Library Patron (uncredited)
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Peter (uncredited)
Phillip X. Levine ...
Zealot (uncredited)
George Peck ...
Grooms Father (uncredited)
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Gallery Patron (uncredited)
Dannielle Rose ...
Gabe's Teacher (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Carolyn S. Briggs ... executive producer
Jonathan Burkhart ... executive producer
Brice Dal Farra ... executive producer
Claude Dal Farra ... producer
Renn Hawkey ... producer
Carly Hugo ... producer
Tim Metcalfe ... executive producer
Lauren Munsch ... executive producer
Jeremy Newmark ... associate producer
Matthew Parker ... producer (as Matt Parker)
Jon Rubinstein ... producer
MacHan Taylor ... associate producer

Music by 

Alec Puro

Cinematography by 

Michael McDonough ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Colleen Sharp

Casting By 

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

Production Design by 

Sharon Lomofsky

Art Direction by 

Shawn Carroll
Lisa Myers

Set Decoration by 

Diana Bregman

Costume Design by 

Amela Baksic

Makeup Department 

Caroline Blanchard ... hair stylist additional / makeup artist additional
Ashley Fox ... makeup department head
Jeff Gautier ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Denise Guerra ... hair stylist additional / makeup artist additional
Liliana Meyrick ... hair designer
Iliana Palacios ... hair stylist assistant / makeup artist assistant
Cynthia Vanis ... hair stylist additional / makeup artist additional

Production Management 

James McKay ... production manager
Jeremy Newmark ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Marymichael D'Onofrio ... second second assistant director
Barbara Maia ... second assistant director
Michael T. Meador ... first assistant director (as Michael Meador)

Art Department 

Cathy Anderson ... head scenic
Justin Bregman ... property intern
Walter Carroll ... sign painter
Farley Crawford ... additional scenic
Phil Dorling ... on-set dresser
Adriana Farmiga ... gallery curator / scenic
Evan Fiddler ... property master
Sean Graham ... set dresser
Leanne Gunn ... graphic designer
Susan Kaufman ... assistant greensman
Matt Kehoe ... scenic
Patricia Lowden ... greensman
Bill McKay ... construction grip
Alice Myers ... graphic designer
Anna Myers ... graphic designer
Patrick Neri ... on-set dresser
Jason Newmark ... graphic designer
Jason Nicholson ... construction
Andy Paluselli ... set dresser
Stephanie Russo ... assistant greensman
Jenny Shields ... leadman
Jean Slutzky ... additional scenic
Brian Spears ... specialty props
Nicholas Strang-Wolf ... art department production assistant

Sound Department 

Ryan Collison ... foley engineer
James Demer ... sound mixer
David Fleming ... boom operator
Mariusz Glabinski ... sound effects editor
Robert Hein ... supervising sound editor
Jeremy Jones ... loop group recordist
Sylvia Menno ... dialogue editor
Jay Peck ... foley artist
Mike Perreault ... additional sound utility
Seth Tallman ... additional sound mixer
Dominick Tavella ... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Yurt ... systems engineer
Robert Fernandez ... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Terry Atkins ... compositor
Matt Brealey ... 3D artist
Marco de Goeij ... lead matchmover
Chris De Santo ... matchmover / visual effects supervisor: post-production
Linus Hofmann ... lead compositor
Rachel Uwa ... compositor
Marijn Eken ... compositor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Chris Barnes ... stunt utility
Roy Farfel ... stunt driver
Manny Siverio ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Abraham Altbuch ... additional grip
Steve Baker ... additional grip
Manuel Billeter ... camera operator: "b" camera
Rick Brick ... additional grip
Bryan Cloninger ... additional camera operator: "b" camera
Aude Cuenod ... camera intern
James Daly ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
David Damota ... grip intern
Patrick Doherty ... additional grip
Jeffrey Dutemple ... camera operator: "a" camera (as Jeff Dutemple)
Gerald Gloster ... additional grip
Christopher Graham ... media manager
Shawn Greene ... gaffer
Molly Hawkey ... still photographer
Edward Jones ... additional grip
Philip Kathrens ... additional electric (as Phil Kathrens)
Christopher Koch ... key grip (as Chris Koch)
Nina Kuhn ... additional gaffer
Kate Larose ... additional first assistant camera: "a" camera
Rachael Levine ... additional camera operator
Nadine Martinez ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Jamie Merritt ... additional grip (as James D. Merritt)
Jeremy Newmark ... digital imaging supervisor
Alan Pierce ... additional camera operator
Che Roacher ... best boy grip
Satish Sahi ... additional gaffer (as Satish Shahi)
Leo Sandler ... camera operator: "c" camera
Daniel Sharnoff ... additional camera operator: "b" camera
John Shim ... third electric
Edwin Shimko ... additional second assistant camera: "b" camera
Nate Slevin ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Caleb Smith ... additional electric
Joshua Solson ... additional electric (as Josh Solson)
Justin Suriano ... additional electric
Sean Taylor ... best boy electric
Thomas Vaughan ... additional grip (as Tom Vaughan)
Katie Waalkes ... additional second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Kathryn Waalkes)
Joy Weber ... additional electric
Robert White ... additional electric
G.T. Womack ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as GT Womack)
Jay Feather ... camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Rich Delia ... casting associate
Allison Estrin ... casting associate
Kacee Pyles ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Chelsea Feil ... wardrobe intern (as Chelsea Lee Feil)
Tamika Jackson ... wardrobe supervisor
Erika Lilienthal ... assistant costume designer
Naomi Wolff ... additional assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Adam Hawkey ... digital intermediate colorist (as Adam S. Hawkey) / digital intermediate conformist (as Adam S. Hawkey)
Jeremy Newmark ... on-line editor
Peter Saguto ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Levon Broussalian ... music supervisor: The Music Collective
Rory Cowal ... musician: additional piano
Renn Hawkey ... music director
Jeremy Jones ... additional music recordist
James Lum ... musician: additional guitar
Alec Puro ... arranger
Mati Shalpak ... assistant: Alec Puro
Micki Stern ... music clearance: The Music Collective
MacHan Taylor ... vocal coach
Jorgen Jorgensen ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Lisa Myers ... picture cars

Other crew 

Brittany Almeida ... first team production assistant
Michele Baker ... location manager
Pippa Bianco ... extras coordinator
John 'JR' Craigmile ... production accountant (as J.R. Craigmile)
Donna Daniels ... publicist: festival
Kimberly Feinman ... location manager
Scott Friedman ... key production assistant
Rachelle Gibson ... script supervisor
Colette Hallinan ... accounting clerk
Mark Hugo ... craft service: Good Stuff Café
Sheri Jeffrey ... attorney: distribution
Ethan Leight ... set intern
David Massee ... set intern (as David 'Dewey' Massie)
George S. Matsuo ... set intern (as George Matsuo)
Paul Miller ... security
Alinda Muszynski ... assistant location manager
Tim Nesmith ... set production assistant
Jason Newmark ... title designer
Jason Nicholson ... assistant to producers
Doug Panetta ... set intern
Mike Perreault ... set production assistant
Krysten Pollard ... assistant to producers
Kacee Pyles ... assistant production office coordinator / clearance and licensing
Irwin M. Rappaport ... production legal services
Brandon Rohwer ... unit publicist
Weiman Seid ... unit publicist
Erin Sweeney ... production office coordinator
Crawford Watson ... set production assistant
Mackenzie Luzzi ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Brian O'Shea ... world sales executive (uncredited)

Thanks 

Rebecca Atwood ... special thanks
Wendy Cox ... thanks
Christo Dimassis ... special thanks
Flynn Hawkey ... special thanks
Amy Helm ... special thanks
Jacob Hutchings ... special thanks
Jeremy Jones ... special thanks
Brian Keady ... thanks
Elana Krausz ... special thanks
Joe Leary ... special thanks
Kyle Luker ... special thanks
Jill McGrath ... special thanks
Joseph Muszynski ... thanks
Jeemy Newmark ... special thanks
Jason Nicholson ... special thanks
Anney Perrine ... thanks
Marla Sokoloff ... special thanks

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