Based on the best-selling novel by David Guterson When retired heart surgeon Ben Givens learns that he has terminal cancer, he takes his beloved dog back to his boyhood home in Eastern Washington, determined to end his life on his own terms. Ben's journey, though, takes an unexpected turn, and soon becomes an adventure against which he pits himself with characteristic stoicism, wit, and determination.
Did You Know?
Local Seattle resident, actor Tom Skeritt, co-star, helped to get this film made in the Seattle Area, from local famed authors' book of the same name, East of the Mountains. Writer / Author David Guterson, also was tasked to help write and adapt his book into the screen play. See more