Goldenrod follows inquisitive young girl Clara when her father Judson leaves the family to join the Union cause. Clara’s mother Ruth and older sister Ida struggle to take care of the family in Judson’s absence. While reminiscing about her lost father, Clara meets a family also affected by Judson’s journey south; Flora and her mother Adele, runaways on the Underground Railroad.
Clara uses the opportunity to follow in her father's footsteps, aiding the two along their path to freedom
Filmed on Location
Goldenrod was filmed entirely on location at Beauty View Farm, in Cattaraugus, NY, a 450-acre filmpark, complete with fields, water features, forests, a spacious home, and a barn among many other natural and man-made attractions.