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Ephraim's Rescue (2013)

By listening to and following his heart, Ephraim Hanks finds his way in life and eventually provides relief and rescue to the suffering Martin Handcart Company. Based on a true story.

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T.C. Christensen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Darin Southam ... Ephraim Hanks
Richard Benedict Richard Benedict ... Ephraim Hanks (older)
James Gaisford James Gaisford ... Thomas Dobson
Koleman Stinger Koleman Stinger ... Thomas Dobson age 8
Katherine Nelson Katherine Nelson ... Alice Dobson
Mia Selway Mia Selway ... Ester Stock
Daniel Sappenfield ... Sidney Hanks
Nancy Peterson Nancy Peterson ... Martha Hanks
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cameron Asay ... Reddick Allred
Roger Blomquist Roger Blomquist ... Dan Johnson
Charley Boon ... Arza Hinkley
Ryan Buchanan Ryan Buchanan ... Brigham Volunteer #2
Liz Christensen Liz Christensen ... Sister Johnson
Joshua Cooper Joshua Cooper ... Brother Johnson
Adam Dietlein Adam Dietlein ... Daniel Tyler
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By listening to and following his heart, Ephraim Hanks finds his way in life and eventually provides relief and rescue to the suffering Martin Handcart Company. Based on a true story.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some disturbing images
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA

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Production Co:

EPH Film, Remember Films See more »
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Based on actual events taken directly from journals from those who are depicted in the film. See more »

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My Kindness Shall Not Depart From Thee
Written by Rob Gardner
Performed by Dallyn Vail Bayles
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A true account of LDS history rescue's of the Willie and Martin Handcart companies and the blessings and hardships they encountered.
23 November 2013 | by corinneathome-989-884465See all my reviews

Though some would call this a 'sentimental, cheese' movie and on the spiritual radar, I am inclined to rethink and give this another look. There is some pretty good acting, directing, excellent filming and producing. The story is tight and the message is more than worthwhile. We need more of these. True and uplifting. Some beautiful scenery, photography. Nothing about Mormon's that would 'offend' anybody.If you want to see lots of blood and gore and lots of graphic violence or lots of action or science fiction, or graphic sex, you won't get it here. This is for the folks who want something uplifting, hopeful and a place to find comfort, hope and faith in things that matter most. HOWEVER, some of the shots do involve the hardships that are not for the faint of heart!


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