77 CHANCES

"Finding Faith and Joy in a World of Beautiful Messes"

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Content: -1 Discretion advised for older children.
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What You Need To Know:

77 CHANCES is a fantasy about an aspiring artist named Jason. Jason must give up photography school to help his sister run the family business and care for their ailing mother. When their mother dies, Jason has a crisis of faith. However, a chance encounter brings him into contact with Mack, a bright, beautiful new girl. Jason rediscovers a renewed interest in life, but an accident during their first date traps Jason in a 24-hour time loop. Jason believes he’s being forced to relive the same day again and again to save Mack. However, the real person who needs saving is him.

The acting and story of 77 CHANCES are commanding and engaging. The movie encourages viewers to dismiss half-truths in favor of finding joy and growth in life’s beautiful messes. 77 CHANCES has many Christian references, including references to Jesus, prayer, God, heaven, angels, and church. It stresses strong positive values such as faith, love, repentance, forgiveness, truth, charity, and family. Due to complex themes of time travel, loss, grief, and spiritual questioning, 77 CHANCES warrants caution for children.

Content:

(CCC, BBB, L, V, M) Very strong Christian worldview and redemptive elements including references to Jesus, prayer, God, heaven, faith, angels, church, a Bible verse is shown engraved on a church building, plus a strong depiction of biblical, moral values extolling love, forgiveness, repentance, reconciliation, truth, charity, kindness, and the value of family, especially the parent/child relationship; one light obscenity; mild violence includes a woman falling to the floor with a heart attack, lights approach rapidly and then a car is struck on the driver’s side, a woman is said to have died in a car accident; no sexual content; no nudity; no drinking; no smoking or drugs; and, anger and bitterness.

More Detail:

77 CHANCES is a fantasy drama about “second chances” which centers on Jason, an aspiring artist. Jason is forced to give up photography school to help his sister run the family business and care for their ailing mother. When their mother dies tragically, Jason comes to a crisis of faith. He feels his life has become monotonous and unfulfilling.

However, when a chance encounter brings him into contact with Mack, a bright and beautiful new girl at work, Jason finds a renewed interest in life. An accident at the end of their first date traps Jason in a 24-hour time loop. Jason initially believes he’s being forced to relive the same day again and again to save Mack. However, the real person who needs saving is him.

The acting and story of 77 CHANCES are commanding and engaging. The movie encourages viewers to reconsider their perspective on life’s circumstances and to dismiss half-truths in favor of finding growth and joy in life’s beautiful messes. 77 CHANCES has many overt Christian references, including references to Jesus, prayer, God, heaven, angels, and church. It stresses strong positive values such as faith, love, repentance, forgiveness, truth, charity, and family. Due to the complex themes of time travel, loss, grief, and spiritual questioning, 77 CHANCES warrants caution for children.

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