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Between the Miles (2015)

| Drama | 2015 (USA)
After taking three homeless teens off the streets of Los Angeles and into her care, Florence, a hapless musician, must overcome her own reckless tendencies in order to care for them.


Michelle Opitz
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Credited cast:
Leigh Schindler ... Florence
Tyler Cole ... Chris
Noble Gray Noble Gray ... Jamal
Destin Fox Destin Fox ... Shard
Yolanda T. Ross ... Taylor
David Saucedo ... Marcos
Jason Johnson ... James
Heidi Vogl Heidi Vogl ... Erika
Dominic Lee Dominic Lee ... Zippy
Nicole Martinez Nicole Martinez ... Gloria
Matthew Marcy Matthew Marcy ... Daron
Garrett Nichols ... Landlord
Ryan Moore ... Bronson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arianna Anetema Arianna Anetema ... Katie
Maggie Basoco Maggie Basoco ... Club Patron


After taking three homeless students off the streets of LA and into her care, a young music teacher must overcome her reckless tendencies when she is evicted, and forced to survive. Flora Simmons, a young musician, escapes a haunting past. Her life scars are not evidence of Imperfection; they are evidence of healing. She's been living in Los Angeles for a year. She can barely pay rent, barely keep a job, or any sustainable relationship. She is nowhere near making her music dreams come alive. We meet Flora at her lowest point. Despite the troubles she faces, she remains youthful. Perhaps, even a bit too much at times. She reluctantly takes a job as a guitar teacher through a foster center. Flora meets Shard, Chris and Jamal, three rambunctious foster teens who remind her so much of herself. As much trouble as they give her, Flora can't help but connect with them. Flora is happy for the first time and realizes they need her as much as she needs them. With the economic situation, this ... Written by Emily Beach

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Written & Performed by Leigh Schindler
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Great Indie Film!
4 October 2017 | by hello-35732See all my reviews

It's an emotional story about homeless teenagers and the problems they face. The cinematography is amazing, the songs are great and the narrative is compelling; it pulls you right in. It's very inspiring and great to see films with substance instead of special effects coming out. Filmmaking and storytelling as it should be. Definitely recommend this!

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