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Touching Home (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 29 April 2010 (USA)
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Logan Miller (screenplay), Noah Miller (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Harris ... Charlie Winston
Brad Dourif ... Clyde Winston
Robert Forster ... Jim 'Perk' Perkins
Evan Jones ... Mac
Logan Miller Logan Miller ... Lane Winston
Noah Miller Noah Miller ... Clint Winston
Ishiah Benben Ishiah Benben ... Rachael
Brandon Hanson ... Brownie
Lee Meriwether ... Grandma Eleanor
Jake Waitman Jake Waitman ... Young Clint Winston
Zack Waitman Zack Waitman ... Young Lane Winston
John Laughlin ... Walter Houston
Bob Harvey Bob Harvey ... Mr. Castro
James Carraway ... Poker Player
Richard Conti ... Poker Player
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving alcoholism, language, brief violence, and for smoking | See all certifications »
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Some of the shooting days in the redwood forest scenes were below freezing temperatures. See more »

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Touching Home: Touches the Heart with a Well Written Script and an Oscar Worthy Performance from Ed Harris
13 July 2010 | by bobbylabonte18See all my reviews

Touching Home is just one of those movies destined to become a classic and part of Ed Harris' best work as an actor. Right along movies such as Radio, Stepmom and Pollack, this ranks among his best work as an actor and it wouldn't be a surprise if he is nominated or even wins the Oscar for Best Actor for his touching and excellent performance as Charlie Winston, an alcoholic who is struggling to keep himself alive for his day to day existence. Debut directors Noah and Logan Miller make this film as realistic as it can get and their performances as Ed Harris' sons struggling to accept their father's disease. Overall great acting and a heart tugging script make this small indie film worth seeking out and seeing.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winston See more »

Filming Locations:

Tucson, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,382, 2 May 2010

Gross USA:

$116,353

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,353
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Winston Movie See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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