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Ithaca (2015)

09/09/2016 (US) Drama 1h 36m

One message will change everything.


In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain... and death... to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan's 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is the quintessential wartime tale of the Home Front. It is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the sweetness of life, the sting of death and the modesty and sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.

  1. Meg Ryan


  2. William Saroyan


  3. Erik Jendresen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sam Shepard

    Sam Shepard

    Willie Grogan

  2. Hamish Linklater

    Hamish Linklater

    Tom Spangler

  3. Alex Neustaedter

    Alex Neustaedter


  4. Meg Ryan

    Meg Ryan

    Mrs. Macauley

  5. Jack Quaid

    Jack Quaid

    Marcus Macauley

  6. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Mr. Macauley

  7. Nick Williams


  8. Christine Nelson

    Bess Macauley

  9. Lucia Scarano

    Rosa Sandoval

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue -


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