Run the Wild Fields (2000)

Movie


Run the Wild Fields (2000)

The Story of a North Carolina woman and her daughter who take in a mysterious drifter to work their farm while the woman's husband is missing in action during WWII.
USA
IMDb  7.2 /10
Creators
Director Paul A. Kaufman
Writer Rodney Patrick Vaccaro
Information
Release Date2000-03-05
Runtime1h 41mins
GenreDrama
Content RatingNot Rated (Not Rated)
Awards2 wins & 3 nominations.
CompanyPaul Rauch Productions, Showtime Networks, The Kaufman Company
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Silas Green
Opal 'Pug' Miller (as Alexa Vega)
Sheriff Bob
Christine Brubaker
Christine Brubaker
Teacher
Bradley Reid
Bradley Reid
Sammy Carlin
Rev. Taylor
Charlie Upshall
Charlie's Friend
Peter Evans
Peter Evans
Len Upshall
Stephen Walsh
Stephen Walsh
Deek Parsons

Run the Wild Fields

Run the Wild Fields is an American drama television movie that premiered in 2000. Released as a Showtime Original Movie, it was based on the play And The Home of the Brave by Rodney Vaccaro.


Premise

A North Carolina woman and her daughter take in a mysterious drifter to work their farm while the woman's husband is missing in action during World War II.


Cast

  • Joanne Whalley as Ruby Miller
  • Sean Patrick Flanery as Tom Walker
  • Cotter Smith as Silas Green
  • Alexa Vega as Opal "Pug" Miller
  • Bill Lake as Sheriff Bob

and others.


Awards

  • 2001: Daytime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special - Paul A. Kaufman
  • 2001: Daytime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Children's Special - Paul Rauch, Paul A. Kaufman, Robert Halmi Jr. and Rodney Patrick Vaccaro
  • 2001: Daytime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Writing in a Children's Special - Rodney Patrick Vaccaro (Nominated)
  • 2001: Young Artist Awards: Best Performance in a TV Movie (Drama)-Leading Young Actress - Alexa Vega (Nominated)
  • 2001: Young Artist Awards: Best Family TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series-Cable - Run the Wild Fields(Nominated)