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Off the Map

Rating:PG-13 (for nudity and thematic elements)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 11, 2005
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:J. K. Simmons, Amy Brenneman, Joan Allen, Valentina de Angelis, Sam Elliott
Director:Campbell Scott
Producer:Campbell Scott, George VanBuskirk
Writer:Joan Ackermann
Distributor:Manhattan Pictures Internation

Description: Bo is a young girl, living in rural New Mexico, who yearns to feel a connection to the world she perceives as beginning outside the lines of her tiny town. Her father is depressed; her mother is the archetype of an earth mother. Bo meanwhile writes to various snack-cake manufacturers describing the ailments their products have given her and requesting replacements. But the family grows its own food and has a stockpile of firewood that will last years. That sets the stage for the visit from the IRS, sent to see why the family hasn't filed any income taxes.

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