In God’s Time

DVD Release: April 4, 2017
In God’s Time
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Synopsis

Years of bouncing from one foster care home to another have left Mason Jones (Patrick Davis) feeling unwanted and unloved. When the 17-year-old moves in with the Lewis family (Pete Freeland & Robyn Lively), they seem just like all his previous foster parents: middle-aged, one child, and called by God to change his life. However, unlike the others, the Lewis family is determined to keep Mason around, despite the initial wishes of their son, Nate, who views taking Mason into their home as an attempt to replace their deceased son and brother, Jack. With zero chances left and no options other than being locked up in juvenile detention, Mason starts attending a court-mandated support group. There, he finds a surprise ally in the pastor’s daughter Lacey (Jeannette Grout) and learns important life lessons about humility, respect, and fresh start.

Dove Review

“In God’s Time” is a movie about the preciousness of time. It involves a bit of a fantasy plot, about a watch that shows the past and how important it is. It centers on five people and their situations. One man, a doctor, is losing his wife to cancer. It takes a toll on him and he turns to drinking and taking pills. A man named Jerry, who is homeless, sees his little girl by the power of the watch, and he goes in search of her. Another man, Brandon, is AWOL from the army. His brother committed suicide and he didn’t feel up to going back to the army. He gets a girl pregnant and realizes he has a responsibility to fulfill.

The acting is solid, and the various stories are all tied together and wrapped up nicely by film’s end. While it has some objectionable material due to some drug use, we are awarding this film our Faith-Based Seal as it contains a strong faith-based message.

Content Description

Sex: Kissing.
Language: OMG-1; losers-1; bum/greedy bum-2; crap-1; da*mit-1; punk-1; D-1; fool-1; man says, "I hate those stupid guys"; a possible "H" (not clear).
Violence: A fight in a bar; a man is hit in the back with a bat and then kicked by two men.
Drugs: Smoking of cigarettes in multiple scenes; man seen smoking a cigar; the drinking of alcohol in several scenes; a doctor takes pills in several scenes along with drinking as he copes with his wife's cancer; a bar scene featuring drinking; a drunken man, looking at his cell phone while driving, hits a man standing in the road and goes back to check on him, and the man survives.
Nudity: Short skirt in a scene; man lifts up shirt and stomach is seen; bare-chested man in shower.
Other: A woman with cancer is heard vomiting; tattoos on several people; two bums argue and scream at one another; a doctor talks to pregnant girl about her "options" but then apologizes for doing so later on; a girl screams that she hates men; a man says he has to take a "whiz"; tension between characters.

Info

Reviewer: Edwin L Carpenter
Source: Video
Company: Bridgestone Multimedia Group
Writer: Gino Gaetano
Genre: Inspirational
Runtime: 83 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated