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Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. Perhaps taking this message a bit too seriously, Pete decides it's his goal for the summer to help someone get into heaven; having been told that Catholicism is the only sure path to the kingdom of the Lord, Pete decides to convert a Jew to Catholicism in order to improve their standing in the afterlife. Hoping to find a likely candidate, Pete begins visiting a nearby synagogue, where he gets to know Rabbi Jacobson, who responds to Pete's barrage of questions with good humor. Pete also makes friends with the Rabbi's son, Danny, who is about the same age; when he learns that Danny is seriously ill, he decides Danny would be an excellent choice for conversion. When the priest at Pete's church informs Pete that all will be tested before they pass the... Written by
After co-Producer Jeff Balis was fired, the executive Producer changed his mind the next day, crediting a conversation with his wife the night before. See more »
In the second swimming scene, Pete and Danny's swimming suits each change color. Pete's start out as blue, then become red, then switch back to blue, then back to red. Danny's start out as blue then change to green later in the scene. See more »
Performed by The Jayhawkers
Written by Gary Louris
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) and Absinthe Music (BMI)
Courtesy of American by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more »
Maybe it's the timing, but this movie hit me and my husband right in the heart. We are new parents of a six week boy and the movie had both of us ending up with tears in our eyes. The comedic writing kept us giggling and entertained while understanding that there is a deeper purpose. This is the way movies should be made. Thank you...
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