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Overview

Higher Ground

Actress Vera Farmiga makes her feature directorial debut with this adaptation of Carolyn S. Briggs' autobiography, This Dark World: A Memoir of Salvation Found and Lost. Haunted by a low sense of self-worth ever since her childhood in the 1960s, Corrine finds her happy family falling apart by the time she reaches high school, and seeks comfort in the arms of talented young guitarist Ethan. Later compelled to join a tight-knit fundamentalist community that offers both security and spiritual nourishment, Corrine and Ethan discover a sense of peace that ultimately proves short-lived once the more conservative tenets of the congregation start to take priority. Her illusions of the ideal faith-based community shattered, Corrine begins to question her entire belief system as her life starts to unravel once again. Joshua Leonard and John Hawkes co-star.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/10/2012
UPC: 0043396392168
Original Release: 2011
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:52:00
Sales rank: 62,657

Special Features

Deleted scenes, Commentary with Vera Farmiga, Joshua Leonard & Renn Hawkey; The Making of Higher Ground

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joshua Leonard Ethan Miller
Norbert Leo Butz Pastor Bill
Michael Chernus Ned
Vera Farmiga Corinne Walker
McKenzie Turner Young Corinne Walker
Donna Murphy Kathleen Walker
John Hawkes CW Walker
Matthew Dubas Salesman
Taylor Schwencke Young Wendy Walker
Jillian Lindig Mrs. Tuttle
Bill Irwin Pastor Bud
Alden Rosakranse Tim
Taissa Farmiga Teenage Corinne Walker
James Noon Kirk
Kaitlyn Rae King Teenage Wendy Walker
Boyd Holbrook Teenage Ethan Miller
Brandon Boyer Mike
Harrison Basch Renegade
Noah Bowman Renegade
Booker James Winter Biology Teacher
Warren Haynes Warren
Luella Roche Younger Abigail Miller
Sarah Banks Younger Lily Miller
Dagmara Dominczyk Annika
Barbara Tuttle Deborah
Molly Hawkey Molly
Ebon Moss-Bachrach Luke
Frank Goodyear Dr. Frank Barnes
Reagan Leonard Hope
Charles Glaser Woody
Lucy Owen Joanna
Nina Arianda Wendy Walker
Joseph Sinagra Cop
Sarah Little Older Abigail Miller
Zoe Pipa Older Lily Miller
Mathew Biltonen Gabe Miller
Sonia T. Gittens Nurse
Eli Rubinstein Seven Year Old Boy
Amy Helm Amy
Machan Taylor Machan
Jorgen Jorgenson Jorgen
Tom Cherwin Man in Counseling Office
Laurel S. Andretta Woman in Counseling Office
Karen Keefe Receptionist
Jack Gilpin Dr. Adams
Oliver Wood Oliver
Sean Mahon Liam
Natalie Thomas Liam's Wife
Terry McKenna Pawn Shop Worker
Deborah Hedwall Faye

Technical Credits
Vera Farmiga Director
Amela Baksic Costumes/Costume Designer
Carolyn S. Briggs Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Jonathan Burkhart Executive Producer
Brice DalFarra Executive Producer
Claude DalFarra Producer
James Demer Sound Mixer
Renn Hawkey Producer
Carly Hugo Producer
Sharon Lomofsky Production Designer
Michael McDonough Cinematographer
Tim Metcalfe Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Lauren Munsch Executive Producer
Matt Parker Producer
Alec Puro Score Composer
Jon Rubinstein Producer
Colleen Sharp Editor

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