Count It All Joy

DVD Release: November 13, 2012
Count It All Joy
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Synopsis

What would you do if you were raped and left to die? What would you do if someone you love pressured you to do something that goes against your beliefs? How strongly would you stand on God’s word for direction? Or would you? This is one woman’s story.

Dove Review

This movie contains a strong faith message which will appeal to many people. Anya (Mia Mossy) is an attractive and young African American woman who is a supervisor at her job. She loves a man named Braxton (David Ashley) but they are having issues as they look ahead with wedding plans.

There is a strong emphasis on sex, with a man pressuring a woman to sleep with him and telling her that if she loves him she would do so. Also, a relative of the woman, another young woman, admits to sleeping with a man she is dating. In addition, although not seen, a woman is raped and the beginning of the scene shows the man overtaking the woman. However, although this one isn’t appropriate for the entire family, it does contain a strong faith message in Christ and shows people seeking godly counsel and praying. A woman has a decision to make following the rape, whether to have the child she is pregnant with or to abort it as her boyfriend wants her to. The strong faith message in this one, and counting life’s trials as joy because of the good God intends, are the reasons we recommend this for our Faith Based Seal. The movie makes it clear that good things can come from bad if a person keeps the faith!

Content Description

Sex: A woman is shown walking from behind with a tight skirt and her walk is exaggerated; a man pressures a woman to sleep with him and live with him before their wedding; sexual innuendos; a woman admits to sleeping with a man she's been dating; a man calls a woman on the phone and breathes heavy on the phone and we see that he is watching her on occasion; a woman experiences a rape and is seen bruised as a result and she becomes pregnant; passionate kissing and man begins to make out with woman and touch her on the leg until she stops him.
Language: G/OMG-2; Lord-1
Violence: A man breaks into a woman's home and we see the beginning of a rape scene and we later see the woman, bruised, in the hospital.
Drugs: A couple of drinking scenes.
Nudity: Cleavage in some scenes; woman wears a short skirt.
Other: A woman is pressured to have an abortion; disagreements and tension between a man and woman and also between a grandmother and young woman.

Info

Company: JaxDistribution
Writer: Leo Hall
Director: Leo Hall
Producer: Leo Hall
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 94 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter