Where Hope Grows
|Where Hope Grows|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Chris Dowling|
|Produced by||Steve Bagheri|
Jose Pablo Cantillo
|Written by||Chris Dowling|
|Music by||Kyle Newmaster|
|Edited by||Soojin Chung|
Stealth Tiger Entertainment
Attic Light Films
|Distributed by||Roadside Attractions|
|Box office||$1.2 million|
Where Hope Grows is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Chris Dowling and starring David DeSanctis, Danica McKellar, Kerr Smith, Brooke Burns, William Zabka, Kristoffer Polaha and McKaley Miller. It was released on May 15, 2015, by Roadside Attractions.
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A baseball player whose professional career was cut short due to personal problems is suddenly awakened and invigorated by a young-man with Down syndrome who works at the local grocery store. Calvin Campbell is a retired baseball player and a father to Katie Campbell, an independent teenager. One day when he goes shopping for alcohol at the local market he meets an employee of the market. He talks to Produce and is shocked when Produce gives him a hug.
- David DeSanctis as Produce
- Kristoffer Polaha as Calvin Campbell
- McKaley Miller as Katie Campbell
- Michael Grant as Colt Beam
- William Zabka as Milton Malcolm
- Danica McKellar as Susan Malcolm
- Kerr Smith as Mitch Minniear
- Brooke Burns as Amy Boone
- Alan Powell as Franklin Weaver
- Clyde Jones as Dexter Douglas
- J. Teddy Garces as Dr. Jones
- Robert Johnson as Mr. Beam
- Ken Arnold as Steve Bookerson
- Chase Anderson as Jackson
- Rebecca Lines as Laura
- Phil Russell as Police Officer
- Drew Cash as Eric
- Sonya Thaper as Nurse Meera
- Michelle J. Fine as Nurse Kristen
Where Hope Grows received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 46%, based on 13 reviews, with a rating of 4.9/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 41 out of 100, based on 8 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
- "Where Hope Grows (2015)". Box Office Mojo. 2015-05-30. Retrieved 2015-06-16.
- Dave McNary (2015-02-12). "'Where Hope Grows' Set for May 15 Release". Variety. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
- Mormann, Nicole (2015-03-12). "Actor With Down Syndrome Becomes One of the First to Star in English-Language Film". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
- "Where Hope Grows (2015)". Rotten Tomatoes. 2015-05-12. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- "Where Hope Grows Reviews". Metacritic. 2015-05-12. Retrieved 2015-05-17.
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