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Miles from Nowhere (1992)

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Frank and Cam have been friends all their lives, Cam is on the High School Football team, coached by his dad, Frank is a promising runner, with a dream of completing a sub 4 minute mile and... See full summary »

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Writers:

Steven McGraw (story), Steven McGraw (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Schroder ... Frank Reilly
James Farentino ... John Reilly
Marlyn Mason ... Barbara Reilly
Shawn Phelan Shawn Phelan ... Emmett Reilly
Melora Hardin ... Teresa
Tom Schanley ... Bill Reilly
Kaj-Erik Eriksen ... Patrick Reilly
Johannah Newmarch ... Susan Reilly
Tom McBeath ... Father Harney
Linda Sorensen ... Mrs. Ruth Carter
Sheila Moore ... Mrs. Beaumont
Frank C. Turner ... Dr. Moranis
Simon Webb ... Dr. Lang
Myriam Sirois ... Katherine
Tom Heaton ... The Dispatcher
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Storyline

Frank and Cam have been friends all their lives, Cam is on the High School Football team, coached by his dad, Frank is a promising runner, with a dream of completing a sub 4 minute mile and beating his arch rival. Cam persuades Frank to go to a party, when Frank wants to leave and Cam doesn't Frank decides to run home in the dark, with fatal consequences. Devastated by his friend's death and blaming himself, Cam decides to move from football to running with the goal of completing the sub 4 minute mile for his friend. A race against Frank's rival leaves the rival injured after falling off the track. The rival insults Frank and Cam starts a fight which leads to a disciplinary hearing, causing Cam to be banned from the championships. The rival organises another race though, to prove that he is better than Cam. The race is a close thing and Cam comes in a very close second, but in doing so breaks the 4 minute mile dream. As he is sharing the lap of honour with the rival he sees his friend... Written by b.white

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His kid brother lies in a coma. He feels he put him there. He will never stop believing, never stop fighting... until he gets his brother back again!

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'étincelle de vie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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