17 Miracles

Synopsis: The Mormon pioneers trek across the plains.
Director(s): T.C. Christensen
Production: Excel Entertainment Group
  2 wins.
113 min

and the knowledge that,

as you are steadfast,

both you and your children

shall reach the Salt Lake Valley


And we do this in the name

of Jesus Christ.




Where are we going, Mommy?

Ever so quietly now. Shh.

We're going to Zion.

Then can we go back to bed?



Tickets, please.

Tickets at the ready, please.



Tickets, please.

Tickets at the ready, please.

Tickets. Tickets.

Tickets, please.

Tickets at the ready, please.

Pardon me, ma'am.

I am sorry to be a bother,

but me husband

has threatened to kill me

and is now here on the train.

My dear, you must call

for the constable.

He's right there.

Oh, please don't look.

Now, what can I do?

Ta-ta. Turn.






Why "ta-ta"?

Turn. Ta-ta.






He looked directly at me

and his own children

and did not recognize

a one of us.

What just happened?

A miracle.

Mommy, are we going home now?


Yes, we're going home.

We are going home to Zion.

After three years in Asia,

my mission was completed,

and I was, at long last,

on my way home.

I had promises to keep.

Nothing could keep me

from my boy now.


Levi Savage!

Calling for Brother Levi Savage!

Captain Willie, l...

I appreciate your confidence.

But I had hoped not to wait.

I need to get home to my son.

These Saints need your strength

and your experience, Brother Savage.

If you help them,

the Lord will help you

and watch over your son.

These are simple farmers

and merchants, mind,

nothing like frontiersmen.

I was appointed a sub-captain.

Under my charge were over 20

handcarts and near 100 souls.

Have you ever seen a handcart?

Is that your daughter?

Nej. This is Bodil.

Her parents did not have enough

money for the travel,

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T.C. Christensen

T.C. Christensen is an American cinematographer, film director, and writer best known for his work on Latter-day Saint church history films including Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration to Gordon B. Hinckley: A Giant Among Men, 17 Miracles, and Ephraim's Rescue. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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