West of Here

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2002
  • Running time: 79 min
Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and takes the family's antique truck... read more

Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and takes the family's antique truck for the promised land of California, but on the way a chance encounter reunites him with an old college flame, Genevieve (Fried Green Tomatoes' Mary Stuart Masterson), who joins his journey. With each westward mile, the couple rebuilds their musical aspirations and their feelings for each other in this touching and heartfelt love story.

Original Release

06/09/2002

US Release

06/09/2002

Cast

Josh Hamilton Gilbert Blackwell / Gilbert 'Gil' Blackwell
Kevin Cooney Gil Blackwell Sr.
Mary Stuart Masterson Genevieve Anderson
Tate Donovan Dexter Anderson
Guillermo Díaz Thomas
Carlin Glynn Sally Blackwell
Norbert Leo Butz Josiah Blackwell
Elisabeth Moss Cherise
Henry Harris Man Walking Husky
Abriahna Smith Waitress at Lili's Bar
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Masterson

Writers

Jay Sweet

Cast

Josh Hamilton Gilbert Blackwell / Gilbert 'Gil' Blackwell
Kevin Cooney Gil Blackwell Sr.
Mary Stuart Masterson Genevieve Anderson
Tate Donovan Dexter Anderson
Guillermo Díaz Thomas
Carlin Glynn Sally Blackwell
Norbert Leo Butz Josiah Blackwell
Elisabeth Moss Cherise
Henry Harris Man Walking Husky
Abriahna Smith Waitress at Lili's Bar
Felica Dyer Woman #1 in Lili's Bar
Susan Alger Woman #2 in Lili's Bar
Brandon Jansen Basketball Kid
Devin Seligsohn Girl Behind Counter
Jeff Kosloski Gas Station Attendant
Skye Tost Husky
Sharra Romany Newspaper Girl
John Elsen Todd
Kurt Soderstrom Café Louis Manager
Todd Park Mohr Genevieve's Guitar Player'

Producers

Editors

Peter Barstis, Marc Laub

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