“This movie will make you laugh, cry, and think! LIFEMARK didn’t shy away from the hard parts of adoption. For many years there has been negative stigma around adoption, but LIFEMARK shows the beauty, sorrow, and redemption that can happen through a brave, selfless decision. Well done!”
– ROBYN CHAMBERS (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FOCUS ON THE FAMILY)
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The main topic of the movie again is adoption, and the value of life itself. One of the quotes in the movie from Melissa was “I just want to do what’s best for the baby.” In today’s world of everyone being out for themselves, and making bad decisions for an outcome that could have been avoided, if they would have followed proper steps, it’s great to see a storyline from the other side. Seeing how precious life is, and how hard it can be for some to make a decision to offer a baby a better life. I was so impressed with how the characters were portrayed, and the bond that held them all together.
My husband and I have one son, and tried to adopt years ago, but without us being able to come up with WAY TOO MUCH money, we were just out of luck. I so wish that it was easier to adopt and give a home to a child in need. Our world makes it way too easy to end a pregnancy, and a lot harder to offer a child to one who might not be able to experience it. I was very impressed with how the adoptive family was so open to their son learning more about his biological parents. That to me, showed that they had extreme pride in what they did and what their family meant. I don’t know how I would feel in their situation, but was super impressed with how they handled everything.
All in all, this movie was amazing. Being that it comes from a true story, meant even more. I pray that in the future, children that are adopted will feel less embarrassed to share their stories, and more confident in knowing that they are so special, that many different people love them…even some they may have never met. If you need to speak with someone today about hope for the future or healing from the past, please call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
With the encouragement of his adoptive parents, 18-year-old David embarks on a journey of discovery that leads to a staggering truth from his past. Go see LIFEMARK, in theaters for only one week starting 9/9! #Lifemark #LifemarkMIN… Click To Tweet
About the LifeMark Movie:
David’s comfortable world is turned upside down when his birthmother unexpectedly reaches out to him, longing to meet the 18-year-old son she’s only held once. With the encouragement of his adoptive parents, David embarks on a journey of discovery. It leads to a staggering truth from his past. From executive producers Kirk Cameron and the Kendrick Brothers—creators of War Room and Fireproof—comes LIFEMARK, inspired by an incredible true story that celebrates the gift of life.
LIFEMARK recently received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association for “Thematic Elements.” Because the true story that inspired LIFEMARK revolves around the decision a woman makes while in an abortion clinic, the movie shares her experience. Nothing shown or discussed is graphic. As with any movie, we would suggest parents watch the movie for themselves to decide what’s best for their family.
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Love a great story full of hope! Will check this out, have been trying to look for more uplifting programs!
This one definitely has a great story!! I loved it!
This sounds like a heartwarming story. Families that have the means and are called to adopt are a blessing.
I agree! My husband and I tried to, but the cost was just something we couldn’t afford. I wish it was just easier to adopt, then it is to end a pregnancy.
It’s nice to see a film highlighting adoption and how wonderful it is.
I totally agree!! There are so many homes that would be blessed to take in a child. 🙂
My daughters aunt from her dads side of the family adopted a son. It was a great experience. Her son and my son were friends.
That’s amazing!! I love to hear great stories like this! 🙂
This does sound like a wonderful movie. I am sure this is a movie to bring your box of tissues.
It did have some moments like that, but so worth it!
My sibling adopted a newborn that is pure sunshine and happiness in our family. He has been such a blessing!
What a blessing!!! I really wish we could have, but I just couldn’t take the chance of fostering first and then maybe losing them. Our one son is a blessing! 🙂
This is a fantastic movie! I hope that many people take the opportunity to watch it!
I agree! The cast was amazing!
I absolutely loved this movie and thought they handled everything with Grace!
I agree, Heidi. I was asking my husband if he thinks he could have been that open if we were in that situation. It really makes you think.