Miles from Home is a 1988 American film written by Chris Gerolmo and directed by Gary Sinise. Starring Richard Gere, Penelope Ann Miller, and Brian Dennehy, the film tells the story of two brothers who deal with their debt ridden lives by robbing banks that have been foreclosing on local farmers. Frank (Gere) and Terry (Kevin Anderson) Roberts inherited a large farm from their father, but find that they are unable to keep it running. After the farm goes bankrupt, they decide to burn the place to the ground. They become local heroes when they begin robbing banks that previously acted unethically to the local farmers. Shot on location throughout the state of Iowa, Miles from Home depicts the struggles of the contemporary farmer in America. John Malkovich makes a brief appearance as a reporter for Rolling Stone. The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.