A Long Way Off Synopsis
Tired of life on a farm and submitting to his father's traditional ways, Jacob demands an early inheritance so he can move to the city, but he is stunned when his father agrees to provide it -- if Jacob will comply with one very important condition.

Movie Reviews

Loved it! Very moving and meaningful.

By flgal768
I am not sure that it is possible to watch A Long Way Off, and not be moved. This film is a superb telling of the prodigal son parable, as told in Luke 15 in the Bible. Different from many...

"A Long Way Off" - the Movie

A Modern Day Prodigal Son Story. Almost everyone is familiar with the story of the Prodigal Son and this version follows "Jake", who grew up on the farm and now yearns for the excitement and action...

The best father and son reunion ever in movies

By geraldmcg
There wasn't a dry eye in the house during the father and son reunion at the end of the movie A LONG WAY OFF. Talk about payout! and then the second ending was another 'pay out' ending. Loved it!...

Great Movie for Whole Family

By lharte
Super current day version of Prodigal Son story. Familiar stars, great acting, and good unexpected twists. Nice to see an good movie with a positive story....

More Info

Rated PG | For smoking, thematic elements and some suggestive content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Faith-based family drama uses excess to teach lessons.
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