Adam and Mary, father and daughter, must pick up the pieces of their new life together after they uncover that their recently deceased mother lived for years with a dual-life of sex, hard drugs, and underground clubbing.
James M Tweedie
A woman's world is shattered after her sweetheart Billy is murdered in a random act of violence. After this tragic event she starts to dig around to find the killer of her husband. On her quest she reunites with her childhood best friend Joe who runs an after school program for children in his neighborhood.
Based on the true events of Joe Bradford who dedicates his time on helping African American kids that live in the projects to have goals for their lives. See more »
The storms of life there bound to come, but that maybe even in those storms, in the loneliest time of all, you're never really alone.
Love is the most powerful thing on Earth, I've seen what it can do, and it can do amazing things.
Sometime I imagine a world where everyone knows that love is unconditional, and what a beautiful world it is.
I think Billy had it right, that there's truly enough love to go around, all you have to do is share it.
What if God's love is like the sun, constant and ...
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Solid, compelling storytelling, if slightly overdramatized
I got to see an early showing of this film, and went in knowing very little about it. When a special message for my screening played, describing the process of making it and revealing that it was coming from Harbinger, a media company "created to produce high quality theatrical films that honor God," I groaned a bit internally, fearing a trite, preachy, overly earnest two hours.
The film was wonderful. Beautiful, even.
It tells the story of Samantha Crawford, a woman whose life is falling apart. Her husband has been killed in a senseless incident, and she is severely depressed. Through a seemingly random encounter with two girls, she is reunited with one of her oldest friends, Joe Bradford.
I'm not sure whether or not the character of Samantha exists, but the parts about Bradford are all based on the actual man, who was involved in the production of the film. He is a truly inspiring figure, and the representations of his compassion and love for the impoverished neighborhood he lives in do not feel at all forced.
In fact, none of the film did, except for a small scene toward the end, and each character was well-written and well-portrayed.
I definitely recommend this movie. I suppose some may find it preachy, but it is mostly an examination of love and hope, and how to continue on when they are lost. Or even better, how to regain them. 8/10
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