Ithaca | 2014

Adaptation
When his older brother goes to fight in WWII, 14-year-old Homer looks after their family and works as a telegraph messenger, delivering messages of love, hope and pain in their small town.

Cast

... Kate Macauley

Actor

... Matthew Macauley

Actor

... Marcus Macauley

Actor

... Tom Spangler

Actor

Company

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Synopsis

In 1942 in Ithaca, a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, young Homer Macauley wants to be the best bike messenger to ever live. His older brother is off fighting World War II, with Homer tending to his widowed mother, his older sister, and 4-year-old brother. As Homer delivers messages, he grapples with one that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. A story of war's impact on the home front, illuminating the sweetness of youth, as well as providing perspective on joy, death, coming of age, dignity, community, and compassion.

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