Movie Analysis : War Room Essay

1522 Words Oct 17th, 2016 7 Pages
MOVIE BACKGROUND: The Kendrick Brothers are at it again with their latest installment into the Christian movie scene, War Room, which is a lovable and heartwarming film focused on prayer and trusting in God. The story starts off with Tony (T.C. Stallings) and Elizabeth Jordan (Priscilla C. Shirer), a seemingly “have it all” couple with their beautiful daughter Danielle (Alena Pitts), a big house and a white picket fence kind of life style. However, things are not always as they seem. Despite their success, they are a disconnected, dysfunction family who clearly need help! Tony and Elizabeth have a very unhappy marriage and the only way that things are going to get better is if God intervenes (or a divorce, but hey, the Kendrick’s have a God-fearing message to push here so divorce is off the table)!

THE STORY:
Tony, a pharmaceutical salesman, has been verbally abusive with Elizabeth. He is almost never there for his daughter and constantly thinks about cheating on his wife with other women. Elizabeth is a real-estate agent who helps people buy and sell houses. At the beginning of the film she goes to work for one of her clients Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie), an elderly lady that is trying to sell her house so she can move in with her son Clyde (Abraham Cannon). While showing the house, Miss Clara senses the stress Elizabeth is under and, after much talk, asks her; “If there was one thing in your life that you could make better, what would it be?” Elizabeth…

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