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Touching Home (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 29 April 2010 (USA)
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Logan Miller (screenplay), Noah Miller (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Harris ... Charlie Winston
Brad Dourif ... Clyde Winston
Robert Forster ... Jim 'Perk' Perkins
Evan Jones ... Mac
Logan Miller Logan Miller ... Lane Winston
Noah Miller Noah Miller ... Clint Winston
Ishiah Benben Ishiah Benben ... Rachael
Brandon Hanson ... Brownie
Lee Meriwether ... Grandma Eleanor
Jake Waitman Jake Waitman ... Young Clint Winston
Zack Waitman Zack Waitman ... Young Lane Winston
John Laughlin ... Walter Houston
Bob Harvey Bob Harvey ... Mr. Castro
James Carraway ... Poker Player
Richard Conti ... Poker Player
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The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving alcoholism, language, brief violence, and for smoking | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winston See more »

Filming Locations:

Tucson, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,382, 2 May 2010

Gross USA:

$116,353

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,353
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Winston Movie See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Must See Movie!
4 April 2010 | by shazam4806See all my reviews

After attending a screening of "Touching Home" I can't say enough about this movie. This is a true tale of how twin brothers honor their commitment to their homeless father, showing both the good times, which were few, and the other times and how they learned to live with it. The Miller brothers not only wrote the story, but they produced, directed and starred in this film. The end product is simply amazing, particularly since they had no prior experience doing any of these things. This is the epitome of a labor of love with a thoughtful, heartfelt portrayal of their life with their alcoholic, homeless dad. It is remarkable that these brothers managed to function in such a dysfunctional family but they never lost hope that things would get better. In many ways these situations can apply to anyone with an alcoholic love one which left the audience quite thoughtful even after the film was over. I found myself thinking about the film and the act of making this film for days after the screening. I must add that the film, based in Marin County, in the San Francisco bay area, does a nice job of capturing the beauty of this rural area. I am seldom this enthused about a film of this nature but this is a must-see. Run to the theater when it opens in your area.


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