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The Prayer Box (2018)

Not Rated | | Family | 30 October 2018 (USA)
With his sister suffering from a serious illness, a young boy takes it upon himself to get God's attention in hopes that God will heal his sister.

Director:

Kevan Otto

Writer:

Trisha Mammen
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Davidson ... Wesley
Denise Richards ... Karen
Reginald VelJohnson ... Billy
Carey Scott ... Pastor Conlin
Chandler DuPont ... Olivia
Sharon Bishop ... Mabel Wells
Sammie Laster Sammie Laster ... Lorene
Ava Kroener Ava Kroener ... Mallory (as Ava Jewell Kroener)
MaryRene Baxter MaryRene Baxter ... Evan's Mom
Bridget Simpson Bridget Simpson ... Ramona
Sampley Barinaga ... Brad (as Sampley Ian Barinaga)
Shannon D. Keith Shannon D. Keith ... Margaret Clemons
Jake Petty Jake Petty ... Evan
Jared Ivers ... Derek
David Andrew Phillips David Andrew Phillips ... Male Nurse
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The Prayer Box is a beautifully tragic story about what happens when God doesn't intervene the way people want him to. Following the story of a young boy who sets off on a mission to get God's attention in hopes that God will heal his sister from terminal cancer, the young boy begins answering the prayers left by church members in the pastor's prayer box after the pastor throws them away, jaded by his own suffering. It tackles the heavy issues of unanswered prayer and if God even hears/answers prayer with a message that is heartbreaking in its raw portrayal of human pain and suffering in this world. Not a conventional inspirational faith film, this film is undeniably powerful in the fact that it challenges preconceived notions of whitewashed happy-go-lucky faith. This film does not hide the fact that life is full of pain, suffering, loss, and betrayal, yet it somehow manages to take these themes and find God in the midst of it all. There is a childlike innocence and naivety to the ...

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Many local people from Brownsville participated in the film as extras. See more »

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GOD IS OKATY BUT
7 November 2020 | by samanthaluby-67041See all my reviews

It was a good movie but god had more screen time then shrelk. I loved it regardless (not reliougs) but my GF put it on. NOW I will start my first day at church. aslo can I wear a fursuit to prare? Help I want to know soon so gf wont get mad thx.


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Language:

English

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30 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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