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Middle of Nowhere (2008 film)

Middle of Nowhere is a 2008 coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by John Stockwell, written by Michelle Morgan, and starring Susan Sarandon and her real-life daughter, Eva Amurri. It premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.[1] The film received a Golden Trailer Awards nomination in the category of Best Music.[2]

Middle of Nowhere
Middle of Nowhere.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by John Stockwell
Produced by John Stockwell
Michel Litvak
David Lancaster
Nicole Rocklin
Written by Michelle Morgan
Starring Eva Amurri
Susan Sarandon
Music by Ferraby Lionheart
Cinematography Byron Shah
Edited by Tom McArdle
Bold Films
Louisiana Media
Distributed by Image Entertainment
Release date
  • September 6, 2008 (2008-09-06) (Toronto)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English



The film follows Grace (Eva Amurri), a young woman whose irresponsible mother, Rhonda (Susan Sarandon), ruins her daughter's credit rating.[3] Rhonda uses the money to finance Grace's younger sister, Taylor's (Willa Holland), modeling campaign. While working a summer job, Grace meets the lonely Dorian Spitz (Anton Yelchin) and they start selling drugs together for extra cash. A love triangle forms when Dorian is attracted to Grace, who is interested in Ben Pretzler (Justin Chatwin).



The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on July 13, 2010 by Image Entertainment.[4]


  1. ^ Toronto Film Festival lineup 2008
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  3. ^ a b c Michael Fleming (2007-05-14). "Stockwell joins 'Middle of Nowhere'". Variety. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  4. ^ [1]

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