Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Fireproof


I just found out about the movie Fireproof, from the creators of Facing the Giants. Hmmm, wonder if the Pillar song "Fireproof" features on the soundtrack. . .

At work, inside burning buildings, Capt. Caleb Holt lives by the old firefighter's adage: Never leave your partner behind. At home, in the cooling embers of his marriage, he lives by his own rules.

Growing up, Catherine Holt always dreamed of marrying a loving, brave firefighter...just like her daddy. Now, after seven years of marriage, Catherine wonders when she stopped being "good enough" for her husband. Regular arguments over jobs, finances, housework, and outside interests have readied them both to move on to something with more sparks.

As the couple prepares to enter divorce proceedings, Caleb's father challenges his son to commit to a 40-day experiment: "The Love Dare." Wondering if it's even worth the effort, Caleb agrees-for his father's sake more than for his marriage. When Caleb discovers the book's daily challenges are tied into his parents' newfound faith, his already limited interest is further dampened.

While trying to stay true to his promise, Caleb becomes frustrated time and again. He finally asks his father, "How am I supposed to show love to somebody who constantly rejects me?"When his father explains that this is the love Christ shows to us, Caleb makes a life-changing commitment to love God. And with God's help he begins to understand what it means to truly love his wife. But is it too late to fireproof his marriage? His job is to rescue others. Now Caleb Holt is ready to face his toughest job ever ... rescuing his wife's heart.

(From the official Fireproof website.)
Sounds like a great movie! Hopefully it will be shown in cinemas here - if not, I guess I'll just have to wait for it to come out on DVD. :-(

Click here to view the IMDB page for Fireproof.

Here's the official trailer:


1 comment:

Andy Moore said...

Hi, this sure looks like a great film. (Found your blog through The Utterance...) It's a bit random, because just a few minutes ago I read this cool article on the Christian Institute blog, about the film.

Ciao.