Seeking escape from his stalled relationship and unhappy place in the world, a recently pink-slipped music teacher sets out to hike Kentucky's Sheltowee Trace Trail. Among the verdant hills of Appalachia, he encounters various strange characters and becomes the reluctant companion of a gregarious father and son who ultimately help him rediscover what he's been missing.
Director(s): Martha Stephens
Executive Producer(s): Stu Pollard, Daryl Pittman
Producer(s): Adam Tate, Nick Case, Ryan Watt
Screenwriter(s): Martha Stephens, Karrie Crouse
Cinematographer: Alexander Sablow
Editor(s): Nathan Whiteside
Production Designer: Elizabeth McKee
Sound Designer: Ryan Billia
Music: Andrew Iafrate and Jonathan Wood
Principal Cast: Timothy Morton, Bryan Marshall, Karrie Crouse, Harrison Cole, Michael Abbott Jr.
Raised in Appalachian Kentucky, Martha Stephens longed to create films celebrating and investigating her land and people. A graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking, Martha's first feature film, "Passenger Pigeons" premiered at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival and won the "We Believe In You" Award.
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