- 2h 12min
- Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine
- Cast: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw
- UK release: 9 June 2017
In this faith-based project Mack Phillips (Worthington), a man grieving the death of his young daughter, receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit at a place called The Shack. Director Stuart Hazeldine balances serious plot details (child murder, suicide) with feelgood elements and the story is earnestly enough told to please its target audience. The A-list cast and simple strengths which made the book a bestseller may even appeal to non-churchgoers.
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The Shack5 Jun 2017
Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer lend a touch of credibility to this faith-based project
William P Young's bestselling book arrives on screen with an A-list cast that's unusual for a faith-based project, including Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer, with The Shack's producers apparently sensing a breakout hit that may even appeal to…
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