Miles from Home

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Actor Ty Hodges made his debut behind the camera with this gritty drama about a young man struggling to lift himself from a life on the streets. Abandoned by his father, and saddled with a drug-addicted mother, Miles (Hodges) looks for acceptance elsewhere and falls into the world of prostitution. Fortunately, he soon meets a well-adjusted young woman who gives him hope for the future. Miles from Home also stars Meagan Good and Stacey Meadows Jr.

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Critic Reviews for Miles from Home

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Far from being stereotypes, these are real, complicated people.

Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 3/4

Two women reach out to each other from opposite sides of the socioeconomic divide in Jeffrey M. Togman's marvelously revealing documentary about the psychology of poverty.

Sep 19, 2006 | Rating: 4/5

[Home] reveals the fragility of hope in survivalist mentalities pre-programmed to expect the worst.

Sep 19, 2006 | Full Review…
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Uneven but generally effective drama has his teenage protag at a crossroads between street life and the straight-and-narrow.

Jun 20, 2006
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Warmhearted but never sentimental or condescending, Home finally proves most affecting as an unsparing glimpse into the psychology of poverty.

Feb 28, 2006 | Full Review…

First-time filmmaker Jeffrey M. Togman's documentary examines a complex issue -- the apparent intractability of poverty -- through the revealingly narrow perspective of one woman's efforts to improve her family's lot through homeownership.

Mar 12, 2008 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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