RUNOFF, the debut narrative feature film from biochemist turned playwright, filmmaker Kimberly Levin, will open in theaters on June 26th from Monterey Media. RUNOFF stars Joanne Kelly (Warehouse 13, Hostages), Alex Shaffer (Win, Win, Lifeguard) , Neal Huff (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Wire),Kivlighan De Montebello (A Scientist’s Guide to Living and Dying, Celebrity Ghose Stories), Tom Bower (Independent Spirit Award nominee, Crazy Heart, Die Hard 2),Darlene Hunt (The Big C, Good Morning Miami).
The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality and will go to desperate lengths to save her family when they are threatened with being forced from their land.
An old friend, struggling to keep his own farm profitable by any means necessary—offers Betty a way out. She refuses to get involved, but as the pressures mount for her family and they are on the brink of eviction, her husband, Frank, reveals that he is seriously ill.
How far will one to go to take care of one’s own? Recalling all that is heartland Americana, this film combines an ecological urgency with a compelling yet sensitive story.