Away from Here

Synopsis: Six years after an affair with the 15-year old daughter of the pastor who was his mentor, a former youth minister, now an ex-con and recovering addict, returns to his hometown seeking a chance to start his life over, only to find that his past will not let him go.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Year:
2014
82 min
35 Views


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"Dear James. Yesterday you told

me that we could have the life.

Yesterday you told me that we could

have the life that we wanted together.

that we could have the life that we

wanted together. You told me that there

that we wanted together. You told me

that there is no force more powerful.

You told me that there is no force

more powerful than what we feel.

is no force more powerful than

what we feel. You talked to me

than what we feel.

You talked to me until I fell asleep.

You talked to me until I fell asleep.

And I believe every word

until I fell asleep.

And I believe every word that you say."

You know, at times the idea of forgiveness,

the actual act of forgiving

of forgiveness, the actual act of

forgiving seems so impossible.

the actual act of forgiving seems so

impossible. It's not human nature.

seems so impossible.

It's not human nature. It's not.

It's not human nature. It's not.

Human nature craves revenge.

And hatred.

And, and these thoughts are intoxicating.

And, and these thoughts are intoxicating.

They take over your spirit

are intoxicating.

They take over your spirit and um,

They take over your spirit and um,

they poison you.

And I'm sure that all of you

at one time or another

at one time or another in your

lives have felt such thoughts.

in your lives have felt such thoughts.

I know I have.

have felt such thoughts.

I know I have. But the man who is able

I know I have.

But the man who is able to forgive...

To err is human,

to forgive, divine.

Be merciful.

Just as your Father.

Just as your Father is merciful.

is merciful.

Forgive.

Forgive

and you will be forgiven.

Anyone who does what is right

is a child of God.

[KITCHEN NOISE]

Taking five.

Sh*t, you scared me.

Sorry. What do you,

Sorry. What do you,

what do you want?

What do you, what do you want?

Uh, do you know about this?

I don't speak Spanish.

It's about dishwashing. Oh, yeah.

It's about dishwashing.

Oh, yeah. Um, kitchen.

Oh, yeah.

Um, kitchen. Carl.

Last guy's wife went off and had

another damn baby, so here I am.

and had another damn baby, so here I am.

You done this before?

so here I am.

You done this before? Yeah.

Hope you don't like health insurance,

'cause I don't give it.

health insurance, 'cause I don't give it.

All yours.

I'm impressed. Go home.

And come back tomorrow.

Go home. And come back tomorrow.

If, if you hire me.

And come back tomorrow.

If, if you hire me there's some papers.

If, if you hire me there's some

papers I'm supposed to show you.

You want a lift?

I can give you a lift.

You don't have somewhere, do ya?

There's usually a vacancy.

do ya? There's usually a vacancy.

Tell her I sent you.

There's usually a vacancy. Tell her I

sent you. I really appreciate this,

Tell her I sent you.

I really appreciate this, thank you.

I really appreciate this, thank you.

See you in the morning,

thank you.

See you in the morning, six AM, sharp.

Hi. Yeah?

I need to rent a room.

Yeah? I need to rent a room.

How long?

I need to rent a room.

How long? Week or two.

How long? Week or two.

Maybe longer.

Week or two. Maybe longer.

It's a hundred a week.

Maybe longer. It's a hundred a week.

Payment's due under my door,

It's a hundred a week.

Payment's due under my door, that one,

Payment's due under my door,

that one, nine AM, Monday.

that one, nine AM, Monday.

If not, your stuff's

nine AM, Monday.

If not, your stuff's on the street by ten.

[KNOCKING]

Somebody's downstairs for you.

Get yourself an alarm clock

for you. Get yourself an alarm

clock and a monthly bus pass.

Get yourself an alarm clock and a monthly

bus pass. State Street southbound

and a monthly bus pass.

State Street southbound to Lawrence.

State Street southbound to Lawrence.

Yeah, I know, I was just,

to Lawrence. Yeah, I know, I

was just, I was telling you.

Yeah, I know, I was just,

I was telling you before you hired me...

I was telling you before

you hired me... No, no,

before you hired me... No,

no, I haven't hired you yet.

No, no, I haven't hired you yet.

Yeah, there's this,

I haven't hired you yet. Yeah,

there's this, there's something you should.

Yeah, there's this, there's something

you should know about me...

there's something you should

know about me... You wanna ruin

know about me...

You wanna ruin a perfectly good day.

You wanna ruin a perfectly

good day before it starts?

I'm Lily, by the way.

James.

Nice to meet you, James.

Does that actually work?

Absolutely not.

Hey, Michael.

Hey, Jess. How are you?

Hey, Jess.

How are you? Good uh,

How are you?

Good uh, how's it going with.

Good uh, how's it going with

the raffle preparations?

how's it going with the raffle

preparations? Really good.

the raffle preparations? Really good.

I'm trying to figure out.

Really good. I'm trying to

figure out how we're gonna fix

I'm trying to figure out how we're

gonna fix the little spelling thing,

how we're gonna fix the little

spelling thing, but other than that

the little spelling thing,

but other than that it's really good.

but other than that it's really good.

Hey, you know

it's really good.

Hey, you know the Gateway Diner.

Hey, you know the Gateway Diner.

Yeah, the one in the city

the Gateway Diner. Yeah, the one

in the city by Lawrence Street.

Yeah, the one in the city by

Lawrence Street or something.

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