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Pamela's Prayer (1998)

Unrated | | Drama | 1998 (USA)
A girl's life from her birth in 1969 to her wedding day in 1991.

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Dave Christiano

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Dave Christiano
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Serena Orrego Serena Orrego ... Pamela Bucklin
Rick Scheideman Rick Scheideman ... Wayne Bucklin
Ted Kuenz Ted Kuenz ... Fredric
Sarah Padbury Sarah Padbury ... Jessica
Justin Crafts Justin Crafts ... Jerry
Shawn Hardin Shawn Hardin ... Sarah Bucklin
Gerry Marx Gerry Marx ... Wayne's Father
Mary Lou Ward Mary Lou Ward ... Wayne's Mother
Troy Barker ... Andy
Clif Willis Clif Willis ... Pastor
Lacey Hanner Lacey Hanner ... Young Pamela
Sophie Christiano Sophie Christiano ... Baby Pamela
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This period piece motion picture portrays the unique and heartfelt story of Pamela Bucklin from her birth in 1969 to her wedding day in 1991. When her mother dies at birth, Pamela is raised by her father, Wayne. He makes a commitment to pray with his daughter each and every night. He also raises her with a very high standard of purity before marriage. In an age when purity is scoffed at by the world, and even in some Christian circles, this movie presents the message with inspiration and perspective. Also, the prayerful commitment of Wayne Bucklin is an example for all who are in a parental role. Written by ChristianFilms.com

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Yes, it seemed unfair... until the day she married.

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Drama

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Unrated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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1998 (USA) See more »

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA See more »

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Dave Christiano Films See more »
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8 January 2006 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

As is usual with these kind of films the production values are not quite the standard of a major studio and that has to be taken into consideration when reviewing these film. The cast is pretty amateurish, but attractive. The lead, Serena Orrego, gives a good account of herself though all things considered, could have a future in mainstream films.

The message of abstinence is a given with Christian media and I wouldn't even argue the viewpoint, only that one should realize that in this complex world of our's not everyone will opt for that. We have to be ready to deal with those that don't choose abstinence.

But young Pamela is not allowed to even date. She quite properly asks the question, how is she ever going to meet her intended if she never does go out?

The ending I won't reveal, but to say it's a Pollyannaish ending is to put it mildly.


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