Lorenzo Adams is in trouble. While working at a bill collection agency in Norfolk, VA an old debt of his own suddenly comes due when Frankie Gutierrez, an L.A. loan shark, shows up at his door. With less than three weeks to payback $100,000 and Frankie's enforcer, Omar, shadowing his every move, Lorenzo cooks up a plan to pay his debt by scamming the collection agency and an inner-city mission. Neither Omar or the people from the mission are what he expects and Lorenzo's scheme doesn't work quite as he plans.
I had read the book prior to watching this movie, so I had an idea ofwhat to expect coming into this. Considering Bunyon wrote this in the1600s, trying to write a screenplay so that today's society can followcan be a bit daunting. Even the Left Behind series would run parallelwith this in how it was made; I liked both! While I also recognize thatthis is a low budget film, we (moviegoers) have been spoiled with theprogress in cinematic technology and expect everything to be along thelines of LOTR, NARNIA, MATRIX, and such movies. Some would call this acheesy, poorly made movie... I say this was well done, and I'mthoroughly satisfied with purch...
After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever.
This movie is an adaptation of "The Book Of Ruth" from the bible. Powerful themes of tolerance and acceptance gained through love and understanding shine in this production.