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GIve away:: Faith of our Fathers DVD

November 7, 2015
I sat down with my family and watched this DVD today. It was a touching and emotional movie. I had read a few reviews prior to watching. One stated that it used the Vietnam War as a mechanism to preach religion. Another stated it was a movie for believers and so it preached to the choir. As a believer, I don't have a problem with either of those statements. I don't see them as negative; as they were meant to be. As a believer I seek ways to enrich and strengthen my belief. If I can do that through watching an enjoyable movie, so be it. I am entertained, educated and strengthened by doing so. I don't think believers are the only one's who will enjoy this film. Faith of our Fathers brings together a group of interesting topics: faith, Vietnam War, heroes, history, family dynamics, and friendship. I throughly enjoyed watching and I hope you do too!
 
About the movie:
John Paul and Wayne are two young men in search of their fathers.  Problem is...their fathers have been dead for 25 years.  Eddie and Steven are two young men in search of their sons...whom they've never met.  In 1969, Eddie and Steven are with their squad deep in the jungle of Vietnam on a five-day mission to retrieve fallen comrades.  They write letters to their wives, often mentioning their love for their sons, one, who is an infant and one yet to be born.  In 1994, John Paul and Wayne go on a five day road trip to the Vietnam Wall in Washington DC to see their fathers' names.  Along the way, reading those letters, they begin to get an understanding of who their fathers were and how they died.  Trials and mishaps, both funny and sad, complicate the road trip for the boys.  The horrors of war and the testing of faith manifest themselves for the young men in Vietnam.  Ultimately, in parallel stories - 25 years apart - the fathers and sons are bound together forever.  
 
Runtime: 96 minutes
Genre: Drama
Rating: PG-13 (for brief war violence)
 
Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Downes, David A.R. White, Rebecca St. James, Si Robertson, Candace Cameron Bure, Scott Whyte, and Sean McGowan.
 
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