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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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Cast

Credited cast:
... Ephraim Hanks
Richard Benedict ... Ephraim Hanks (older)
James Gaisford ... Thomas Dobson
Koleman Stinger ... Thomas Dobson age 8
Katherine Nelson ... Alice Dobson
Mia Selway ... Ester Stock
... Sidney Hanks
... Martha Hanks
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Reddick Allred
Roger Blomquist ... Dan Johnson
... Arza Hinkley
Ryan Buchanan ... Brigham Volunteer #2
Liz Christensen ... Sister Johnson
Joshua Cooper ... Brother Johnson
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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Rated PG for thematic elements and some disturbing images
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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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excellent, tear jerker.

Excellent, tear jerker movie. Amazingly well acted and well done. Really, really enjoyed this. The only thing that makes it an 8 out of 10 is that the snow was not deep enough and the breath of the actors didn't show when they were in the snow. I've read stories about Ephraim Hanks before but the director did an excellent job putting the stories I'd heard on the big screen. Tears rolled down my face....superbly done. I will be recommending it to all my friends and family and will be buying a copy when it comes out for sale. The lessons we can learn from this movie are so numerous - compassion, kindness, assisting others, trusting in God, having faith to be healed and faith to heal others. Just a lovely movie.


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