Our Rose Garden

Our Rose Garden
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faith
integrity
sex
language
violence
drugs
nudity
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Synopsis

This film is the story of two couples: one struggling against infidelity and the other fighting mental illness. At the end, a surprising connection will make you rethink both stories showing that true love is more than a feeling: it’s a choice that requires heroic forgiveness and fidelity which only comes from God.

Dove Review

Love fails—never. That is the theme of this short but powerful film.The movie deals with very relevant issues, such as a husband’s love for his wife who is battling mental illness. We also see a younger couple and a character named Mark (Richie Marin) who has an affair, which crushes his wife Gabby (Bethany Carol) emotionally. He immediately regrets it and begs her forgiveness.

There is a connection with both stories that is not revealed until the conclusion of the movie but it is both powerful and poignant. The theme focuses on the need to forgive, as God has forgiven us. Due to the affair and some heart-wrenching moments, we are awarding the film our Dove-Approved for Ages 12+ Seal. The acting is solid in the film, too.

The Dove Take

The movie contains a clear statement that forgiveness is a necessity of life and certainly comes from God as its source.

Content Description

Faith: Two people pray at church, seeking God; one person needs forgiveness and another one needs to forgive.
Integrity: There are characters who want to do the right thing such as a man caring for his mentally disturbed wife.
Sex: A couple kisses; a man is unfaithful to his wife (and a certain scene implies sex without being graphic); the man begs forgiveness and asks God's forgiveness at church.
Language: None
Violence: None
Drugs: Wine is poured; drinking of wine
Nudity: Shirtless man; woman's bare shoulders
Other: The story deals with mental illness; a woman says she hears demonic voices; tension between characters and the need for forgiveness

Info

Company: Storrs Productions
Writer: Ligia Maria Storrs and Justin Storrs
Director: Ligia Maria Storrs Rojas
Producer: Justin Storrs and Ligia Maria Storrs
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 28 min.
Reviewer: Ed C.