Two young women, torn apart by a childhood tragedy, unexpectedly reunite and embark on an illuminating 24-hour journey, where they unlock memories of long-forgotten innocence and what it means to truly believe.

About

Virginia Minnesota is a drama/comedy set in northeastern Minnesota. The movie showcases the scenic beauty, history, and legends of the Iron Range’s Lake Superior coastline. Virginia Minnesota is a vibrant, lyrical story with rich, colorful settings, original music, and a deeply poignant theme.

Writer/Director Daniel Stine’s debut feature film showcases a compelling cast built around lead actresses Aurora Perrineau and Rachel Hendrix. Outstanding performances delivered by a diverse supporting ensemble contribute to the story’s depth, humor and sense of humanity.

Brazilian cinematographer Pedro Ciampolini, who teamed with Daniel Stine on two award-winning short films (God and Vodka, Grape), highlighted a talented production crew drawn from Minnesota and nine other states.

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Writer/Director Daniel Stine

with 1st AD David Thienes

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Cinematographer Pedro Ciampolini

with Daniel and 1st AC Evan Stulc

The Cast

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Aurora Perrineau

as Addison

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Rachel Hendrix

as Lyle

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Jessica Miesel

Brooke

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Harold Perrineau

Mister (voice)

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Julia Keefe

Nakoda

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Eyas Younis

Gabriel

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Susan Walters

Suzette

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Carl Palmer

Bill

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Daniel Stine

Hillman

Aaron_Crop

Aaron Hill

Hunter

Young Addison

Young Lyle

Chloe / Virginia

Marcie

Darla

Police Officer

Grady

Boy on Beach

Native American Woman

Chloe’s Mother

Burke

Singer in Tavern

Trumpet Player

Singer on Beach

Terrificarium Troupe

Ava Justin

Kyli Nault

Jocelyn Hanson

Emma Reaves

Angelique Robinson

Bradley Hasemeyer

Jay Hanson

Brjen Jones

Korey Northrup

Amy Sandelin

Josh Schwartz

Leslie Sanazaro

Dawn Weber

Javier Trejo

Jillian Forte
Adam Sippola
Nicole Sippola
Michael Furo
Matthew Smith
James Ouray

The Music

Original Score

Evelyn

Light Year

A Suitcase Full of Sparks

Oh Love

A Shot of Alcohol

These Things Do Not Define You

The Wheel

Never Been A Captain

See You Soon

Fever Dream

Dolarhyde: The Colonel’s Song

Dolarhyde (closing credits)

Gary Dworetsky

Gregory Alan Isakov

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Gregory Alan Isakov

Prateek Kuhad

Prateek Kuhad

Leslie Sanazaro

Javier Trejo

The Barr Brothers

Austin Basham

Gold Casio

Written by Daniel Stine; Sung by Julia Keefe

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