Her courage changed lives. Her struggle made history. Based on the true story of Trish Bragg, an impoverished coal miner’s wife, who stood up to powerful industry and government interests when a deep mine destroyed her neighbors’ water wells. With stunning portrayal by Theresa Russell, this heart-warming film follows a journey fortified by Christian faith, poetry, and humor during one of the nation’s most bitter economic struggles.
“Moving Mountains” is a movie about what can happen when a person holds on to their faith. Trish Bragg (Theresa Russell) is a determined house wife and mother living in West Virginia. When the local mine destroys her neighbors’ water wells, as well as causing her own family great grief, she takes a stand with admirable tenacity. Trish encounters miners afraid of losing their jobs, but she perseveres when contaminated water continues to come from the wells.
Fortified with her husband Dewey’s support, and the support of friends and neighbors, Trish refuses to give up despite several setbacks. She believes a setback is a set-up for a comeback! “Moving Mountains” is an inspiring story that will remind viewers that mountains can be moved if people have faith and refuse to lose heart.
We are pleased to award this compelling film our Dove “Faith-Friendly” Seal for ages 12+.