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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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Flight Attendant #2
Rebekah Dorsey ...
Sonogram Technician
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Girl on Airplane
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Little Boy
Danielle de Arakal ...
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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Propaganda? Everything is Propaganda.
16 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie had a great message and yes it could be considered propaganda. Propaganda is used as a tool (movie) to impact or persuade decisions. Everything we say can be interpreted as propaganda if we attempting to influence decisions. Any presidential campaign add is an influence to vote for a candidate. Every opinion is propaganda.

The overall story is about choices and the consequences that can follow these choices. Yes the movie is religious, but only those who do not believe in purpose or an afterlife will find it completely idiotic.

You don't have to believe in God to believe there must be a purpose for existence.

I highly recommend watching this movie. Be objective, maybe religion doesn't fit into your life. What a person cannot deny is that people typically fulfill some purpose in life even if there is no after life.


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