About the movie:
Based on a miraculous story about the power of faith, Captive is an "amazing, inspiring" drama about the spiritual collision of two lost souls, Brian Nichols (Golden Globe Nominee David Oyelowo), on the run from police and desperate to make contact with his newborn son, takes recently widowed mother Ashley Smith (Kata Mara) hostage in her own apartment. Fearing for her life and desperately hoping to see her daughter again, she turns to Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Life for guidance. Ashley and her captor face a crossroads where they discover hope and light in the midst of despair in the moving film that Dick Rolfe, CEO, Dove Foundation hailed as "powerful."
DVD Release Date: January 5, 2016
Runtime: 96 minutes
Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic elements involving violence and substance abuse)
There are over 30 minutes of bonus content on this DVD including Journey Through Darkness: Filming Captive and Faith and The Purpose Driven Life. Also included with this DVD is a Digital HD copy that can be instantly streamed and downloaded.
I very much enjoyed this movie! I was not familiar with the story prior to receiving this DVD. It is rated PG-13 mostly because of protrayed drug use and violence. I would not show this to my children under 13 for these reasons. It is a great story that demonstrates how God can use anyone, and how he people are sometimes placed into our lives, without our full undestanding, but for a purpose. The book The Purpose Driven Life is what helped to make this a story. This is a very inspirational and uplfiting story. I enjoyed every minute of it.
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