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Higher Ground

Rating:R (for some language and sexual content)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 26, 2011
Running time:109 minutes
Cast:Donna Murphy, Vera Farmiga, John Hawkes, Dagmara Dominczyk, Bill Irwin
Director:Vera Farmiga
Producer:Claude Dal Farra, Renn Hawkey, Carly Hugo, Matthew Parker, Jon Rubinstein
Writer:Carolyn Briggs, Tim Metcalfe
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Web Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/higherground/

Description: Pregnant, married, and awkward at eighteen years old, Carolyn Briggs grows more and more interested in Jesus, eventually giving herself over to a radical New Testament church. Amidst her community of self-described "Jesus Freaks," Carolyn's daily life consists of hours of Bible study, alternative family practices and bracing for the oncoming Rapture. It's only when her marriage begins to unravel that Carolyn dares to question the religious dogma she has embraced for her entire adult life.

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