know the ones based on her popular ‘Love Comes Softly’ saga? If you were a fan,
a small glimpse of that is revived in this family driven drama.
Henry Myers (Drew Waters) planned on. His hiding place has been found out forcing
him again flee living a lifeless existence haunted by a past that he cannot
outrun but desperately wants peace from. Barely escaping his fate and with a
gunshot wound in the back, he is taking in by a widow, Marilyn (Erin Bethea, Fireproof) and her two children. Brought
back to full health by the kind family, Henry isn’t sure what to make of their
resilient lifestyle, especially after their loss. Through it all, Marilyn holds
her family together with faith and forgiveness, something Henry begins to
believe in for himself until again his life is upset by a secret that will
Oke, you name it and I was in for movie night. These days, I’m not as keen for
a rip roarin’ old-fashioned western but that doesn’t mean I don’t like one on
occasion. This movie is a more pleasant journey to the old West in the
tradition of ‘Little House’ or Bonanza
full of wholesome, moral values that any family looking for an adventures
journey back in time will be sorry to miss.
harp on) that I often find in modern television westerns is the dialogue seems
a mix of modern versus old phrases and because of that contemporary uses of
words seems to stand out all the more. Second to that in this film specifically
is how and who finds out some of Henry’s secrets – I understand why the story
revealed what it did to characters but because of the hostility of this
character, it’s difficult to accept that in one harrowing experience he’d have
suddenly accepted such a future. Driving this script is its themes of poignancy,
redemption and forgiveness – learning to let go of what is holding us in the
past and realizing that just because mistakes may have ruled our life, and it
doesn’t mean that in repentance we cannot find or feel God’s forgiveness and
acceptance. Because of how wonderfully this film strives to be a
breath-catching western that families can view together!
of gratefulness to discover hidden gems of a film that take the time to gift
viewers with Truth – or even to “confront” us with it, and this film has
certainly slowed down focus on exciting sequences to offer an alternative on
how we usually watch this genre.