The son of a poor farmer in Malawi must struggle against his father & other odds to bring water to his drought-stricken village.
This adaptation of the classic novel is set in the 21st century, the focus mainly on Jo’s struggle to become a writer & her slow realization of that her mentor loves her.
In this bleak dramedy 3 sisters who have left NJ when a husband is imprisoned for pedophilia, but 10 years later they are faring no better especially the two youngest son when the father is paroled.
From the February 1999 Visual Parables. Rated PG. Running time: 1 hour 35 min. Our content ratings: Violence 1; Language 2; Sex/Nudity 3 Our star rating (1-5): 5 Praise the Lord!… Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance Psalm 150:1-4 Dance, then, wherever you may …
You’ll have to search for this remarkable French film set in Turkey, but it’s well worth the effort. (4 stars) Click the image to read my entire review.
May returns from NYC to Amman to prepare for her marriage to an American Muslim professor, but her Christian mother is against it. Then she too has doubts.
While Father is away fighting in the Civil War Mother copes well in raising their “little women,” preparing them to act and think for themselves.