• TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 4.7  (239)

Running Away is a gripping and emotional drama produced back in 2017, that follows the life of a single mother, Kim, and her daughter, Madison. Kim, played by Paula Trickey, is a struggling hairdresser trying to raise her daughter Madison, played by Holly Deveaux, on her own. Madison is an aspiring equestrian who is obsessed with horses and dreams of becoming a professional horse rider.

As the story unfolds, we learn that Kim has a history of addiction and has been clean for years. Despite her efforts to stay sober, she struggles to make ends meet and provide for her daughter. Meanwhile, Madison is a bright young girl with a lot of talent, but she is also unhappy with her life. She wants to leave their small town and move away to make her dreams come true.

The tension in the story rises as we watch Kim lose to her addiction and begins relapsing. The film captures the emotional turmoil of addiction from every angle as we see Kim spiraling out of control, and Madison struggling to take care of her mom and manage her own life. As the story unfolds, we witness the mother-daughter bond getting weaker as Kim's life becomes more unmanageable.

The film's climax is centered around Madison and her involvement in the world of horse racing. As Madison gets closer to fulfilling her dreams, she realizes that achieving her goals means leaving her mother behind. She has to make a tough decision and choose between her career and the only family she has left.

Running Away explores themes of addiction, relationships, and the complexity of family dynamics in a realistic and thought-provoking manner. The realistic portrayal of addiction, relapse, and their aftermath leaves a lasting impact on viewers.

The film is well-crafted, and the performances of the actors are compelling. Paula Trickey brilliantly portrays the struggles of a single mother trying to fight against her addiction and provide for her daughter, while Holly Deveaux gives a convincing display of the pressure of trying to pursue her dreams while taking on a responsibility of caring for her mother. Maddie Lee gives an excellent performance as a talented yet conflicted young equestrian.

Overall, Running Away is a touching and realistic portrayal of the complexities of family relationships, addiction, and the pursuit of dreams. The film's messages about perseverance and the bond between a mother and daughter will leave viewers with food for thought. The captivating storyline, great performances, and well-crafted cinematography make it a must-see movie for anyone who enjoys thought-provoking dramas.

RUNNING AWAY is a 2017 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

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    1 hr 31 min
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    4.7  (239)