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The Lamp (2011)

TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Family  |  1 August 2011 (USA)
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A couple's marriage has fallen apart after the death of their son, until a mysterious stranger presents them with a magical lamp and three wishes to put things right. However, they must choose very carefully what they ask for.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Nix ...
Minister
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Stanley Walters
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Lisa Walters
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Deb
Chuck Browne ...
Deb's Husband
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Sam
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Eddy Walters
Cooper the Dog ...
Himself
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Josh
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Alex
Derek Jackson ...
Tigers' Coach
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Miss Esther
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Rachel
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Austin
Darrell Alan Cole ...
Cody
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Suffering from the loss of his only child, Stanley has secluded himself to a dark and lonely place. Sullen and without hope, he continues to hide from and neglect those he loves despite their attempts to reach out to him. In what seems to be the final days of their already strained marriage, his wife Lisa is presented with a strange gift; an old oil lamp from a far off land. Along with the lamp comes a mysterious messenger and and a question that causes them to search the depths of their hearts for what's truly important in life... If you could have anything you wanted, what would YOU ask for? Written by Joe Jestus

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Drama | Family

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Excellent.....why 3.7 as all reviews excellent??????
9 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Lovely heartwarming film, good pace, simply done but big subject of grief, belief, trust and all the ingredients of life!! Acting very good and not 'cheesy' in any way. A film for all to watch, clean, good straight forward storyline with a little magic thrown in. Don't know why this has a low rating as all reviews are very good??? The learning curve for a grieving dad who blames himself for his son's death and his relationship with his wife is delivered at a good believable pace. With a need to feel empathy for him and the grieving mother is well delivered so the ongoing happenings are a joy to you, the viewer, and you share the storyline. It needs at least an 8.5. Albeit there are only 5 reviews to date I know and 'I believe' you will enjoy!!!!.


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