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The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality. She goes to desperate lengths to save her family and must coldly decide whom to sacrifice.

  • Kimberly Levin
    Between Baronovsksys, Eating with the Enemy, Married to the Military
  • Kimberly Levin
    Between Baronovsksys, Eating with the Enemy, Married to the Military
  • Kurt Pitzer (Producer)
    The Bomb in My Garden, Eating with the Enemy
  • Peter Askin (Executive Producer)
    A Good Marriage, Trumbo
  • Will Battersby (Executive Producer)
    Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, A Good Marriage, Trumbo, Bleeding House
  • Sarah Spearing (Co-Producer)
    Inception, Entropy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Julia Chasman
    Quills, 25th Hour, Antitrust
  • Joanne Kelly
    Key Cast
    The Bay of Love and Sorrows, Warehouse 13
  • Neal Huff
    Key Cast
    Spotlight, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, Meek's Cutoff, The Wire
  • Alex Shaffer
    Key Cast
    Win Win, The Lifeguard
  • Tom Bower
    Key Cast
    Crazy Heart, Nixon, Pollack
  • Darlene Hunt
    Key Cast
    The Big C, Parks and Recreation, I Heart Huckabees
  • Joseph Melendez
    Key Cast
    We Need to Talk About Kevin, Hostages, Fast Five
  • Kivlighan De Montebello
    Key Cast
  • Hermes Marco
    Toastmaster, Desierto Sur
  • Justin Francis (2nd Unit DP)
    Requiem for A Dream, The Way Down
  • Kimberly Levin
  • Francesc Sitges-Sardà
    Toastmaster, Desierto Sur
  • Michael Taylor
    Love Is Strange, Entertainment, Monster's Ball, Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Nat Jencks
    Carol, Mildred Pierce, Side Effects
  • Paul Hsu
    Spotlight, Foxcatcher, Life of Pi, Cutie and the Boxer
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2014
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles International Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    June 12, 2014
    World Premiere
    Nominated for Grand Jury prize for Best Narrative Feature
  • Hamptons International Film Festival
    East Hampton, NY
    October 10, 2014
    North American East Coast Premiere
  • Woodstock Film Festival
    Woodstock, NY
    October 18, 2014
    Nominated for Tangerine Juice Award, Best Director
  • Atlanta Film Festival
    Atlanta, Georgia
    March 21, 2015
    Nominated Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature
  • Nashville Film Festival
    Nashville, TN
    April 20, 2015
    Nominated for Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature in Bridgestone Narrative Feature Competition
  • Sarasota Film Festival
    Sarasota, FL
    April 16, 2015
    Nominated, Independent Visions Award for Best Film
Director Biography - Kimberly Levin

Kimberly Levin is a filmmaker and former biochemist. Her narrative feature Runoff was lauded as “Riveting…Inexorably powerful” (Variety), “Tense, moody…an impressive directorial debut, (The New York Times), and “As an experience, it’s amazing.” ( Its U.S. theatrical distribution has so far included sixteen engagements across the country.

In development, Runoff was one of the top scripts in the 2009 Nicholl; a 2012 Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) Narrative Lab fellow; and one of six films in post-production selected for the European fellowship USinProgress in 2012.

Levin was given a scholarship to attend the New York University Graduate Film program. Her one-act play, Just One Night has been published in two anthologies and produced countless times. She was the Associate Director of the Broadway premiere of Closer, which was nominated for a Tony Award for Best New Play. She created and directed Yellow from a collection of unpublished poetry by John Patrick Shanley, which premiered at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City. She directed the Off Broadway premiere of The Weatherbox at Rattlestick Theater.

Levin served as Director, Post Producer and Story Producer for the premiere season of HGTV’s Don’t Sweat It, at the time the highest-rated show in the network’s history. She was commissioned by Current TV to create documentary short films including: Married to the Military, The New Kosovo, After War and Stealing Appalachia. Levin has developed film and television projects with the Weinstein Company, Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and Left/Right Films. She is the Co-Producer of Eating with the Enemy with Tribeca Films for HBO. Currently, Levin is one of twenty directors selected for Fox Studio’s Global Directors Initiative.

Levin’s original scientific research on small peptide chains has been published in a widely used chemistry textbook.

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