Ben Nicholson has an odd job. Sometimes he's a counselor, sometimes a public speaker. He goes to at least 40 funerals a year, visits hospitals every day, and faces scrutiny while in the ... See full synopsis »

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Greg Batiansila

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Series cast summary:
David Sapiro David Sapiro ...  Ben Nicholson 19 episodes, 2012-2019
Jennifer Batiansila Jennifer Batiansila ...  Jill Nicholson 19 episodes, 2012-2019
Joshua Pope Joshua Pope ...  Lucas Carlove 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Scott Prox Scott Prox ...  Les Mueller 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Mackenzie Luce Mackenzie Luce ...  Ashley Warner 12 episodes, 2012-2013
Ethan Batiansila Ethan Batiansila ...  Elliott Nicholson 10 episodes, 2012-2019
Caitlin Peterson Caitlin Peterson ...  Rachel Mueller 8 episodes, 2013-2019
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Ben Nicholson has an odd job. Sometimes he's a counselor, sometimes a public speaker. He goes to at least 40 funerals a year, visits hospitals every day, and faces scrutiny while in the public eye. He works weekends and holidays. And he's always underpaid.

What happens when you get in a fight with your wife before you go to work - and your work is preaching at a church service? Leaving Eden finds out, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Ben - pastor of a Midwestern church, his wife and family, and Lucas, the vicar - a pastor-in-training who is trying to balance grand ideas of theology with reality of the ministry.

Shot in a multi-camera, hand-held style, and set to some of the best indie music anywhere, Leaving Eden follows Ben and Lucas as they encounter the trials, politics, pressure, joys and pains no one ever thinks of or considers of this odd job.

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A pastor's life is too much to carry alone.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$1,100 (estimated)
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P.O.V. Einstein See more »
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Color (HDV)

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16:9 HD
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Leaving Eden's creator is the son of a pastor who was always intrigued by the facets and demands of his father's work. See more »

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Leaving Eden End Titles
by Joshua Pope
Performed by Joshua Pope
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