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The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality and will go to desperate lengths to save her family when they are threatened with being forced from their land. An old friend, struggling to keep his own farm profitable by any means necessary-offers Betty a way out. She refuses to get involved, but as the pressures mount for her family and they are on the brink of eviction, her husband, Frank, reveals that he is seriously ill. How far will one to go to take care of one's own? Recalling all that is heartland Americana, this film combines an ecological urgency with a compelling yet sensitive story. Written by
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Runoff is a filmmakers film. The pacing is deliberate, expertly building to the unexpected climax which leaves you thinking about it well into the ride home from the theater. You can tell right away that much care was taken to deliver a rich and authentic story.
This is not the feel-good movie of the year and if you're looking for 90 minutes of fast-paced action, look elsewhere. But if you want to see a true indie film made by a true indie filmmaker then see Runoff today. I know nobody buys DVD's anymore but if this comes out on disc, I want to own it.
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