Off the Map (film)

Off the Map (film)
Off the Map

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Campbell Scott
Produced by Paul E. Cohen
Written by Joan Ackermann
Starring Joan Allen
Valentina D'Angelis
Sam Elliot
J.K. Simmons
Music by Gary DeMichele
Cinematography Juan Ruiz Anchía
Editing by Andy Keir
Distributed by Independent Artists
Running time 108 min.
Language English

Off the Map is a 2003 drama film directed by Campbell Scott. The play and screenplay were written by Joan Ackermann.

An eccentric family lives in separate existence from the outside world. The family continues to thrive and survive self-sufficiently. Bo uses her imagination and creativity to explore her world, while her mother Arlene holds the family together. Her father, however, has fallen into a deep depression. One day an IRS auditor comes to determine why they haven't filed their income tax for so long and does not believe they can live with so little. After falling into a fever he awakens a changed man and begins to paint, living with the family for the next eight years.


(opening credits order)

(rest of cast)

  • Boots Southern as Rusty
  • J.D. Garfield as Romero
  • Matthew Montoya as Store Clerk
  • Kathy Griego as Consuela
  • Fr. William Hart McNicholas as Interpreter
  • Fr. Timothy Martinez as Priest
  • J.D. Hawkins as Jack
  • Kevin Skousen as Don

Awards and nominations

  • Golden Trailer Awards, 2005, nominated for Golden Trailer
  • Sarasota Film Festival, 2004, won Audience Award
  • Taos Talking Picture Festival, 2006, won Taos Land Grant Award

External links

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