About the film
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Release Date: October 11, 2002
|Slogan||:||«The story of one man's journey with the Martin Handcart Company»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Romance, History|
|Production Companies||:||Ampersand Films|
This is a fictional love story with the 1856 Handcart Pioneers as the backdrop. Sam Hunter, falls for a Mormon Pioneer woman, Abigail, as she is moving west. As the pioneers stop in his town of Iowa City, he pretends to desire joining the Mormon Church to show his love for Abigail. As hardships prevail, his faith is tested on their way to Zion.