Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A Mile in His Shoes - A Review and A Giveaway!!

  What a wonderful movie!! I simply enjoyed this movie so much! 

A Mile in His Shoes, from the Director of Angels in the Outfield, is a wonderful movie about an inspiring story about a special boy with an amazing gift, and the coach who believed in him.  Dean Cain and Luke Schroder star in the GMC movie based on the book, " The Legend of Mickey Tussler."

As a conservative Christian mother of 5, I am always on the look out for a quality film that our whole family can watch, and this movie certainly fits the bill.  I also have children with special needs, so when I watch a TV or movie production that has a character with any kind of special needs, I am looking to see if the character is portrayed respectfully and sensitively and accurately.  And "A Mile in His Shoes" does all of those things. 

It is a wonderful portrayal of parents who long to protect their 'special' child ( Mickey) from heartbreak and hurt. However, in our effort we may very well be hindering them, and not allowing them to shine, to use the very skills that God has gifted them with. It is quite the journey for any parent, and you are able to take this journey with the parents in this sweet film. 

It's also about the journey of a man ( Coach Murphy) who could see the talent in a boy, that the world seemed to only see deficit. And how his world is transformed by Mickey.  And most of all, the fact that we were able to watch sweet Mickey, break out of his cocoon and spread his wings and fly! Using those amazing gifts God gave him. 

It makes me sit back and look at my special boy... and remember that he has been fearfully and wonderfully made! 

The only thing that I must point out, while this is a wholesome family movie, there are 2 scenes that you need to be aware of.  There is one scene where Coach Murphy uses a profanity.  And there is one party scene, that culminates with a fight. Very quick and not graphic. These issues would not keep me from watching this movie. 

To learn more about A Mile in His Shoes, visit the following websites:

Website or You Tube - To View the Trailer
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1 comment:

  1. This sounds like a good family movie! Like you, we try to find wholesome movies we can watch as a family. Thank you for the review :)