Something Different

DVD Release: June 3, 2014
Something Different
Dove "Family-Approved"
For All Ages

Synopsis

When a young man (Corey), is faced with living with the disease “Sickle Cell” everyday, he grows tired of just existing. With very little hope left, he yearns for support. His prayers are answered when he is assigned to a school project dealing with his disease. He battles with this because of his partner Kevin, a bully & his desire to keep his illness a secret. However, through this experience he finds hope because of a potential cure for his disease. His hope is met with fear from his mom, support from his friend Carrie and uncertainty from within. The question he asks himself is “What if God is waiting on me to act for myself and not just me expecting Him to do it all.”

Dove Review

This is an excellent movie with an excellent story. Young sixteen year old Corey is battling Sickle Cell anemia and is trying to keep it from his classmates. He wants to live a normal life. However, he is given an assignment to do a report about the disease with another student and he has to confront his feelings about it. Through his studies he learns that bone marrow transplants can help cure some sufferers of the disease and he lobbies to find a donor although his mother is resistant to the idea. Corey, in one touching scene, tells others that it helps to pray to God, and “Don’t feel sorry for me-I don’t feel sorry for myself.”

This is a story of courage, faith in God and one of perseverance. It is not intended for the very young but is a wholesome movie and we are recommending it for all ages. Dominyck McCargo is terrific as Corey as are Trina Brown as his mother and Rochelle Ojeda as Corey’s friend Carrie. This movie will inspire you!

Content Description

Sex: Girl kisses young man on cheek.
Language: OMG-1; Dork-1; Crap-1
Violence: None
Drugs: Prescription medication is taken by young man.
Nudity: Cleavage.
Other: Tension between a few characters; a girl says her parents are fighting again; a young man endures pain due to his illness; a woman believes God is not happy with modern technology in treating illness but another woman stands against this idea and says God can use whatever He wants; a few characters have piercings and tattoos.

Info

Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter
Source: Video
Company: Wisdom Productions
Writer: Trina Brown
Director: LaMarcus Tinker, Trina Brown
Producer: Trina Brown, LaMarcus Tinker, Sean Johnson
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 75 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Starring: Dominyck Mccargo, Trina Brown, Bradley Smith, Rochelle Ojeda