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The Work and the Glory

Rating:PG (for some mild thematic elements and violence)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:November 24, 2004
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Sam Hennings, Alexander Carroll, Eric Johnson, Tiffany Dupont, Brenda Strong
Director:Russell Holt
Producer:Scott Swofford
Writer:Russ Holt, Gerald N. Lund
Distributor:Excel Entertainment Group

Description: Recently moved to upstate New York from the comfort of their Vermont homestead, the Benjamin Steed family makes their way into the established social structure of Palmyra. In their attmpt to settle peacefully into the new community, they discover that the help they have hired to clear their land is at the center of a religious controversy - a controvery that threatens to tear the family apart. As two of the Steed brothers contend for the favor of a wealthy merchant's daughter, they find themselves on opposite sides of the religous question. Although the family struggles to smooth the contention, they soon face deeper issues of family loyalty and the pursuit of truth.

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