Sunday, September 25, 2011

Beverly Lewis' The Shunning DVD - Review and Giveaway

Product:  The Shunning DVD   -  Starring Danielle Panabaker & Sherry Stringfield

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From the website:
Before she succumbs to cancer, the dying wish of Laura Mayfield-Bennett is to be reunited with the daughter she never knew. Unfortunately, that daughter, Katie Lapp, is a member of the Amish order. Katie is about to be married, but uneasy about the path ahead.  Now she discovers the secret her parents have kept from her: she's adopted.

The film is based on the celebrated first novel of the best-selling "The Heritage of Lancaster County" book series from author Beverly Lewis. Stars Danielle Panabaker & Sherry Stringfield.

My Thoughts:

I absolutely love Beverly Lewis.  Truly love everything she writes.  Pretty sure I have read them all.  So I was super excited to see that "The Shunning" had been made into a movie.  And even more excited when I had the chance to receive it for review.

I finally had a chance to sit down and watch it tonight.  And it was such a moving story.  A girl caught between two worlds.  Parents struggling to know what is right when things go wrong.  Reminders of what really matters.  A story of family and values and faith.

I also have a love for the Amish.  Reading about them, watching movies about them, visiting Amish country.  So, that made the movie even more interesting for me.

My only complaint - I wish the story had continued on a little farther.  It ended a little abruptly, leaving me with questions of what happens next.    :)

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