Miles From Home


1h 52m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Facing foreclosure on their family farm, two brothers burn it down, then take off on a wild crime spree, becoming folk heroes.

Film Details

Also Known As
Rien a perdre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Brian Murphy
Location
Worthington, Iowa, USA; Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

Facing foreclosure on their family farm, two brothers burn it down, then take off on a wild crime spree, becoming folk heroes.

Crew

Bob Adams

Dolly Grip

Bill Anagnos

Stunts

Alice Anderson

Assistant

Bryan Ashford

Grip

Brydon Bertram Baker Iii

Boom Operator

Gardner Baldwin

Driver

Mayor Bernie Barker

Assistant

Michael Barker-benfield

Assistant Editor

Tony Barnes

Carpenter

Anna Behlmer

Sound

Gretchen Binhammer

Production Assistant

Holly Bird

Storyboard Artist

Ron Bledsoe

Animal Trainer

Jeffrey Block

Casting Associate

John A Blumer

Driver

Gary Bourgeois

Sound

Sondra Dee Boyachek

Production Assistant

Ron Bradley

Other

Scott Byers

Assistant

Frank Byrne

Assistant Camera Operator

Jerry G Callaway

Photography

Mayor Don Canney

Assistant

Desmond Cannon

Sound Editor

Chris Carpenter

Sound

Marly Carpenter

Apprentice

Jim Chory

Assistant Director

Tim Christenson

Set Production Assistant

Joseph Citarella

Sound

James Clancy

Caterer

Mark Clowser

Titles And Opticals

John T Connor

Assistant Camera Operator

John J Connor

Director Of Photography

Dee Conover

Casting

Bob Conte

Assistant

Ron A Cook

Carpenter

Joe Cooper

Other

Aaron Copland

Music

Michael T Corbett

On-Set Dresser

Charles Norman Cox

Driver

Shay Cunliffe

Costume Designer

Meredith Cutts

Driver

Tim D'arcy

Costume Supervisor

John Dardis

Electrician

Elliot Davis

Director Of Photography

Peter Defazio

Driver

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Robert Deschane

Foley Mixer

Ira Deutchman

Executive Producer

Laurel Douglas

Scenic Artist

Phil Downey

Color Timer

Joseph T Doyle

Assistant Director

Pat Doyle

Titles And Opticals

Karen Eisenstadt

Production Auditor

Jorg Faerber

Music Conductor

Robert K. Feldmann

Key Grip

Randy Finch

Associate Producer

Kris Finn

Craft Service

Michael E. Finn

Set Production Assistant

James Dean Fisher

Foley

Robert Folk

Music Conductor

Robert Folk

Music

Kurt Freeman

Projectionist

Jim Garret

Assistant

Chris Gerolmo

Screenplay

Joyce Anne Gilstrap

Property Master Assistant

Thomas R Gleason

Location Scout

Suzanne Goldstein

Production Assistant

Gregg Goodwin

Transportation Co-Captain

David Gropman

Production Designer

Mickey Guinn

Driver

Sandy Hamilton

Property Master

Barbara Harris

Casting

Jay S Harris

Production

Kevin Harris

Special Effects

Ken Hauser

Production Assistant

Richard Heller

Production

Jery Hewitt

Stunt Coordinator

Jery Hewitt

Stunts

Greg Holden

Assistant

Philo Holiday

Construction Coordinator

Frederick Iannone

Assistant Camera Operator

Jane Schwartz Jaffe

Editor

Wendol Jarvis

Assistant

Evan M Kavan

Driver

Jill Kiblinger

Production Assistant

Jamie Klein

Best Boy

Betsy Knecht

Production Assistant

Steve Koch

Carpenter

Clif Kohlweck

Music Editor

Paul Kurta

Production Manager

Paul Kurta

Producer

Jeff Landes

Carpenter

Mike Le Mare

Sound Editor

Kelly Leclere

Driver

Larry Lerner

Assistant Director

Robert S Levi

Photography

Kathi Levine

Assistant

Donald Likovich

Assistant Editor

Robert Lobiondo

Production Assistant

Randall R Lutz

On-Set Dresser

Don Macdougall

Sound

Calvin Maehl

Gaffer

Constantine Makris

Photography

Amir Malin

Executive Producer

Annie Maniscalco

Hair

Annie Maniscalco

Makeup Supervisor

Maggie Mayall

Song

Maureen Mcguire

Production Assistant

Alan Merrill

Song Performer

Steve Meyer

Foreman

Shelly Miller

Assistant

Richard L Morrison

Sound

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music

Brian Murphy

Cable Operator

Margaret Murphy

Production Assistant

Phil Nelson

Stunts

Karen O'hara

Assistant

Dean Okrand

Sound

Kim Ornitz

Sound

Tony Palk

Dialogue Editor

Andrew G Patterson

Dialogue Editor

Nicholas Peleologos

Assistant

Frank Perl

Assistant Camera Operator

Jean-luc Ponty

Music

Arnold G Pouch

Electrician

Erin Quigley

Assistant

Karen Eliot Ralbovsky

Set Decorator

Brian Ralph

Negative Cutting

John Richards

Music

Kathryn Hearn Richey

Casting

Kathryn Hearn Richey

Assistant

Susan J Riedel

Casting Director

Lori Ring

Hair Assistant

Chris Rodgers

Dolly Grip

Jane Rodriguez

Production Assistant

Bob Roling

Carpenter

Nicholas J Romanac

Art Director

Carol Rosegg

Photography

Pierre Roseman

Electrician

Suzanne Ryan

Casting Associate

Carolann Sanchez

Sound Editor

David Sardi

Assistant Director

Jenny Schaffner

Set Costumer

Rob Scheidlinger

Assistant

Don Schisler

Driver

John Schisler

Grip

Gene Schlichte

Carpenter

George Schneider

Transportation Coordinator

Phil Schneider

On-Set Dresser

Karen Schulz Gropman

Set Decorator

Steve Schwalbe

Sound Editor

Duane Scisoqua

Song

Lee Shepard

Carpenter

Gary Shephard

Driver

Larry Shephard

Driver

Lynn Sherm

Driver

Steve Sikes

Music

Randy Singer

Sound

Patrick J Smith

Animal Services

Russell Smith

Associate Producer

Marc A. Solomon

Post-Production Supervisor

Adam Sperry

Production Assistant

Brian P Stoll

Camera Assistant

Karola Storr

Foley Editor

John Stovall

Production Assistant

Cynthia Streit

Production Coordinator

Frank Stubblefield

Electrician

Chip Thompson

Driver

Janet Thompson

Other

Charles A Thurston

Driver

Bonnie Timmermann

Casting

Jon Tiven

Song

Ralph Tranel

Technical Advisor

Jerry Trent

Foley

Eldon Trumm

Wrangler

Mayor Eldon Trumm

Assistant

Brenda Wachel

Script Supervisor

Patrick Waugh

Key Grip

Carmen Weets

Props

Frank Welker

Sound Effects

Fred Zollo

Producer

Ariadne Zuanic

Apprentice

Film Details

Also Known As
Rien a perdre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Brian Murphy
Location
Worthington, Iowa, USA; Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 16, 1988

Released in United States on Video May 3, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video November 26, 1996

Released in United States September 1988

Released in United States September 18, 1988

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 18, 1988.

Feature directorial debut for actor and director Gary Sinise who co-founded the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company of Chicago in 1974. The cast is made up primarily from Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company.

Began shooting September 1, 1987.

Completed shooting October 22, 1987.

Film was inspired in part by Bruce Springsteen's song "Highway Patrolman."

Released in United States Fall September 16, 1988

Released in United States on Video May 3, 1989

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.)

Released in United States September 18, 1988 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 18, 1988.)

Re-released in United States on Video November 26, 1996