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Teri Ann Nelson
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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: Strong Start / Compelling End in Debut with Timeless Plot
Kimberly Levin, in her writer/director debut of this full feature independent film, demonstrates her nature talents and simultaneously displays the Southern beauty of farm life in Kentucky.
The story details some tough decisions in hard economic conditions of the simple life of farmers everywhere. The film skillfully avoids any references to time other than the setting of Halloween in October.
Ever so easy for movie goers to relate, each cast member seems to be naturally perfect for their roles protruded and are instantly respected and recognized for their decisions made.
The audience is captivated by the wonders of bee keeping, dangers of farm animals, amazement of grass hoppers, and what is going to happen next.
The movie ends with a peaceful calm albeit with several questions left for the audience debates during the after-party. We want more from this team!
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