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Meant to Be (2012)

 |  Drama  |  27 December 2012 (USA)
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A young man searches for his mother and discovers God's plan for him.

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Linda Dickson
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Nathan
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Tori
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Shelly
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Mave
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Mike Dickson
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Mr. Trantham
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Becky
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Flight Attendant
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Girl on Airplane
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Little Boy
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Little Boy's Mother (as Danielle J. Clark)
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When 20-year old Nathan Burr (Bradley Dorsey) loses his career and his girlfriend, he questions his purpose in life. Compounding his struggle, Nathan grew up in a foster home and never met his birth mother. He sets out on a quest to find his mother and somehow come to terms with her rejection of him. His journey begins by flying to the city where he was born. Upon his arrival, Nathan checks into a hotel and meets Mave (Della Reese) the hotel's housekeeper. Encouraged by Mave's wisdom and the help of hotel guest Shelly (Kristen Renton), Nathan finds the address of his mother, Linda Dickson (Erika Eleniak). Linda is a social worker who agonizes over the decision she made with Nathan 20 years ago. In an effort to admonish the guilt of giving up her son, Linda is caught up in the life of a teenage mother-to-be, Tori Ammons (Erin Sossoman), who is conflicted by the decision to abort her baby. When Nathan gathers the courage to meet his mother, he uncovers a terrible secret that totally ... Written by Anonymous

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Mave: Morning, sugar. Wake up and see this great day God has given us.
Nathan: I thought I put the "Do Not Disturb" sign on the door.
Mave: You did. Is my presence in here disturbing you?
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A Moment in a Memory Never Made
written and performed by Stephen Petree
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worth it with an open mind
17 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Two of my housemates were watching this film when I returned home and, only the last hour of the movie is able to be reviewed. The song at the end is pretty good after watching only an hour of the movie. As someone who enjoyed Juno, this film surprised me with the way it portrayed the line between what is visible and invisible. Also, as someone who is aware of the profound effect that this decision has on the lives of the people in my small circle, it contains a unique message that is rarely captured at Hollywood film festivals. It is surprising that this made it through. Worthy of watching, especially if you have had an experience with the subject of accidental pregnancy. Full disclosure: One of my housemates liked this movie and the other felt turned off by the last 15 minutes of the film. So, two out of three people in our house liked it!


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