Acquitted by Faith

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Faith heals girl in coma; violence, emotional intensity.

NR 2020 84 minutes

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age 8+

So Many Inconsistencies

It was disappointing that the lawyer never stood up for himself. When the police officer accused him of texting and driving he never told him that he wasn't texting. He dropped the phone and, instead of pulling over to pick it up, he took his eyes off the road to reach down and get it which was very foolish. Another flaw in the phone story line is that the police and the D.A.'s office never really said that they saw any texts that corresponded with the time of the accident. If they did, I never heard it. So, how could they accuse him of texting? PLUS, they had the phone and they didn't discover that it wasn't even his?? AND, even when he was going to be arrested in his boss' office all he said was, "It's not what it looks like." Come on! I would have been throwing that sleazy underling boss guy under the bus and telling everyone within ear shot it was his phone as soon as they came out with they were arresting me for embezzling and hiding the money in Cayman Islands accounts! Another thing that REALLY bugged me was that little Sharon was out there alone in the dark! I'm not talking dusk. I mean flat out dark! Where were her concerned parents? I mean she's what, eight years old? Why had they not gone after their little girl and made sure she was safe and home before dark? Especially with her having so recently been sick with cancer! I know there's no way I would have let my little one be out there after dark. So, I say they're as culpable in her injuries as the lawyer who hit her, but you never saw any remorse from them about their actions at all. I kept hoping they'd step up, but nope. And then the big mucky muck boss at the end who had shared of his grief over losing his family by putting his job before them at the end wants him to do the same thing. What? This movie had potential to send a great message but really fell flat for me.

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