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Abel's Field (2012)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  15 September 2012 (USA)
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Abel, the solitary, solitary grounds keeper of a high school football field, becomes the unlikely mentor for a struggling teen.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Abel
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Seth
Richard Dillard ...
Coach Chalmers
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Katie
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Cary
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Mary
Devin Bonnée ...
Netty
Joe Ward ...
Keith
Trent Moore ...
Pastor Daniels
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Billy (as William Buchanan)
Susan Mansur ...
Rose
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Ms. Hernández
Brittney Karbowski ...
Stacy
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Courtney
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Mr. Gates
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Abel, the solitary, solitary grounds keeper of a high school football field, becomes the unlikely mentor for a struggling teen.

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Sometimes the heroes are on the sidelines

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Rated PG for thematic elements, brief violence and a smoking image
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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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After Seth evaluates Netty's Chevelle, he tells him, while holding the radiator hose, that his transmission is shot and then proceeds to tell him that to fix it, a used block will cost him around $800 or $900. When mechanics refer to the "block" they are referring to the engine. The engine and transmission are completely separate. See more »

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Take A Chance On Me
Written by Jeff Toyne and 'Miriam Jones'
Performed by 'Miriam Jones'
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Gets To The Heart Of What It's Like To Be Broken
1 March 2014 | by (B.C., Canada) – See all my reviews

It really shows how true to life difficulties Seth and his sisters experience. Abel's reasons for choosing the way he lives, really got to me in that one area of self imposed punishment.

It really portrays what it's like to be broken or live life so close to rock bottom. And the process of redemption. Of confession, repentance, forgiveness, cleansing and blessing.

I loved the characters of Abel, Seth, Katie and the twins. Well worth viewing.

I just wish they showed more of what happens to Abel, after the end scene. I hope there's a sequel. Or maybe a stand alone movie about Abel.


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