GALLOWS ROAD

"God Forgives. . . Will You?"

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Content: -1 Discretion advised for older children.

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GALLOWS ROAD is an uplifting, captivating drama about loss, guilt and, most importantly, forgiveness. The story follows the citizens of a Texas town after a man’s house is burned down with his wife and two children inside. The people involved all have to deal with the aftermath of this horrible event. They also have to deal with the two brothers who continue to terrorize their small Texan town. GALLOWS ROAD proves the overwhelming power of forgiveness in a dramatic way. Nearly all the different perspectives on forgiveness are shown in this movie, which is filled with drama and suspense. The movie is set in the beautiful fields of Texas. The dialogue and cinematography are simple, but the acting is powerful, and the storyline will capture your heart. The climax is suspenseful. It will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. GALLOWS ROAD is entertaining and uplifting. Its strong Christian worldview depicts the power of forgiveness and family in a beautiful, inspiring way. Because of some violence and mature themes, GALLOWS ROAD warrants some caution for older children.

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(CCC, BBB, VV, AA, D, M) Very strong Christian worldview with strong moral points about the power of forgiveness; no foul language; strong violence includes guns are fired several times throughout the movie, man knocked unconscious with butt of gun, house set on fire, and this accidentally kills a mother and two children, two men get into a fist fight, man hits his daughter, truck flips over, and man hurts his head with small amounts of blood shown, man throws furniture around store, man gets shot, man gets stabbed; no sexual content; no nudity; some alcohol use and drunkenness; man smokes cigarette; and, sheriff covers up his nephew’s crimes, men try to get revenge, racist comments, and girl lies about not having a father.

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GALLOWS ROAD is an uplifting drama that deals with loss, guilt and, most importantly, forgiveness. The people in a small town in Texas learn important lessons after tragedy befalls those who live in the city. The story follows two brothers, Bob and Seth Collins, who open a store in Aledo, Texas. Everything in the older brother’s life gets turned upside down when Snake Cain, whose late father previously owned the store, decides to scare the brothers out of town. Snake, his brother, Matty, and their friend, Jake Knight, go to Bob’s house and confront the man. They set Bob’s house on fire, killing his wife and two children. After this tragic crime is covered up by the brothers’ uncle, who’s the town sheriff, Bob turns away from God and his family. He secludes himself on a farm in the middle of the countryside. While the Cain brothers continue to terrorize the town, Jake Knight is left to deal with the overwhelming guilt from being involved with the event that destroyed a man’s life. Not knowing how to handle the guilt, he takes his emotional pain out on his wife and daughter, Puck. He begins to consider leaving his family and going to another town. Jake’s boss, Frank (played by Kevin Sorbo), encourages him and tells him that family is something that should never be taken for granted. However, Jake is still tormented by what he did. Meanwhile, Jake’s daughter, Puck, becomes friends with Seth’s son, Bay, who invites the girl to church. Through her newfound friendship, she learns what it is to be a real family and to forgive her father, Jake. At the same time, Seth is trying to convince his older brother, Bob, that God is still there for him and that he should forgive the men who hurt his family. Can Jake Knight overcome his guilt? Can Bob Collins forgive the men who hurt his family and return to regular life? GALLOWS ROAD is a tale that proves the overwhelming power of forgiveness within a community. The movie is set in the beautiful fields of Texas. The dialogue and cinematography are simple, the acting is powerful, and the storyline will capture your heart. The climax is suspenseful and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. GALLOWS ROAD is entertaining and uplifting. Its strong Christian worldview and story depict the true power of forgiveness and family in a beautiful, inspiring way. Caution is advised for older children due to some violence, drunkenness and mature themes.

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