When his older brother leaves to fight in the Second World War, fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley takes on a job as a bicycle telegraph messenger to provide for his widowed mother, his older sister and his younger brother. Homer delivers messages of love, hope, pain and death to the good people of Ithaca, but soon must grapple with a message that will change him forever.
Directed by : Meg Ryan
Written by : Erik Jendresen, based on a novel by William Saroyan
Starring : Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Jack Quaid, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Spencer Howard
Produced by : Janet Brenner, Laura Ivey, Erik Jendresen
Distributed by : Momentum Pictures