Fourteen year old Ralph (Adam Butcher) fears life as an orphan if his mother doesn’t emerge from a coma. Desperate to believe a miracle is the answer to his mother’s recovery, he sets out to actualize the miracle by running the 1954 Boston marathon. With faith in his heart and guidance from his rebellious teacher and coach, Father Hibbert (Campbell Scott – Duma), Ralph reaches beyond his place in the world.

Drama, 2004

98 min

In Distribution

Awards

2006 Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards
Nominated Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature – Rene Ohashi

2005 Directors Guild of Canada Awards
Won DGC Craft Award for Outstanding Achievement in Direction – Feature Film – Michael McGowan
Won DGC Team Award for Outstanding Team Achievement in a Family Feature Film
Nominated, DGC Craft Award for Outstanding Achievement in Production Design – Feature Film – Matthew Davies

2006 Genie Awards
Nominated Best Motion Picture – Michael Souther, Teza Lawrence, Andrea Mann, Seaton McLean
Nominated Best Achievement in Costume Design – Anne Dixon
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Adam Butcher
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Gordon Pinsent
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Campbell Scott

2005 London Canadian Film Festival
Won Audience Award – Michael McGowan

2005 Paris Film Festival
Won Grand Prix – Michael McGowan

2005 Writers Guild of Canada Awards
Won WGC Award – Feature Film – Michael McGowan

2006 Young Artist Awards
Won Best International Family Feature Film
Nominated Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor – Adam Butcher
Nominated Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor – Michael Kanev

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