MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND

"New Beginnings"

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Content: +1 Discernment required for young children.

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What You Need To Know:

MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND is a romantic comedy about 15-year-old Headly and her mom, Rene. It’s been five years since a tragic bus accident killed Headly’s father. Since then, Headly and Rene have become best friends. Headly becomes convinced her mom needs romance in her life again after Headly experiences the excitement of her first crush. Determined to help them both find new beginnings, Headly devises a scheme to match her mom up with some potential suitors. After getting a rough start, both Headly and her mom discover valuable lessons about love, relationships and how to heal from the pain of past loss.

The plot of MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND is quite sappy and predictable, but the acting is good, only faltering in one emotional scene. The mother/daughter relationship is heartwarming, with positive Christian, moral elements. Both mother and daughter learn to look past the surface of relationships to find the depth and beauty hidden there the whole time. Due to the movie’s themes of romance and struggle with loss, parental discretion is advised for younger children for MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND.

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(CC, BB, L, S, A, M) Strong Christian worldview and redemptive elements including prayer, references to God, angels, and Heaven, strong depiction of biblical moral values including forgiveness, friendship, kindness, selflessness, love and the value of family, especially the mother/daughter relationship; light profanity with God’s name taken in vain once; no violence except a man is said to have died from being hit by a bus; light sexual content with several unmarried couples kissing, a woman is said to have had an affair; no nudity; mild drinking with a couple drinking whiskey, a couple drinks wine, and cocktails are mentioned; no smoking or illegal drugs; and, deceit.

More Detail:

MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND is a romantic comedy about 15-year-old Headly and her mom, Rene. It’s been five years since a tragic bus accident killed Headly’s father. Since then, Headly and Rene have become the best of friends. Headly becomes convinced her mom needs romance in her life again after Headly experiences the excitement of her own first crush. Determined to help them both find new beginnings, Headly devises a scheme to match her mom up with some potential suitors. After getting a rough start, both Headly and her mom discover valuable lessons about love, relationships and how to heal from the pain of past loss.

The plot of MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND is quite sappy and predictable, but the acting is good, only faltering in one emotional scene. The mother/daughter relationship is heartwarming, with positive Christian, moral elements. Both mother and daughter learn to look past the surface of relationships to find the depth and beauty hidden there the whole time. Due to the movie’s themes of romance and struggle with loss, parental discretion is advised for younger children for MY MOTHER’S FUTURE HUSBAND.

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