Higher Ground
Character: Corinne Walker
Created by: Carolyn S. Briggs (based on)
Directed by: Vera Farmiga
Written by: Carolyn S. Briggs, Tim Metcalfe
Produced by: Jon Rubinstein, Carly Hugo, Renn Hawkey, Matthew Parker, Matt Parker
Other cast: Donna Murphy, John Hawkes, Dagmara Dominczyk, Bill Irwin
Release date: August 26, 2011
Genre: Drama
Running time: 1h 49min

A fundamentalist's lifelong struggle with tenets of her church comes to a head in the wake of a tragedy involving her best friend.


♦ Vera Farmiga directed this film while five months pregnant.
♦ Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut.
♦ Vera Farmiga’s real-life son Fynn Hawkey, who was 7-months-old at the time plays her daughter Abigail as an infant.