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Academy Award®-winner Mira Sorvino and Golden Globe®-nominee Barry Pepper star in this emotionally gripping drama. Wendy and Rip Porter, a working-class couple are fighting to regain custody of Joey — the young son Wendy gave up for adoption when Rip went to prison seven years earlier. But Joey’s adoptive parents will stop at nothing to ensure that the small boy stays in the only home he’s ever known. Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury, Like Dandelion Dust is a powerful story with a powerful cast...don’t miss it.
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Moving adoption drama tackles alcoholism, family violence.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Like Dandelion Dust deals with mature themes: domestic abuse, alcoholism, and adoption. While most of the actual violence isn't shown on screen, the resulting injuries -- both physical and emotional -- are on display throughout (including a cowering wife, a father pushing and squeezing his son until he's bruised, etc.). A main character is an alcoholic struggling with sobriety; he smokes heavily, and, in at least one scene, he drinks until he's very drunk. The film is based on a novel by well-known Christian author Karen Kingsbury and has faith-oriented undertones.
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- Release Date:September 24, 2010
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:No
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