I watch this film as someone that wasn't a part of the narrow audience it was designed. The timing of the music in the heartwarming scenes was spot on and the early character building was done well. The story told from about the halfway mark seems to go against the character development earlier of the protagonists and others, it is clear that this was was done to tell a certain narrative as it was done poorly.
All in all this film has been weighed; it has been measured; and has been found wanting.
The Prayer Box
The Prayer Box
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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March 30, 2021 at 08:14 AM