actor: Mare Winningham

Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

December 7, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

***Editor's note. Dove does not normally award its Seal to films which includes sex outside of marriage. Although this film does include this, it is in the context of historical accuracy and there are no graphic scenes. Therefore, The Dove Foundation does award its Seal to this film, for ages [...]

The Adventures of Ociee Nash

August 15, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Ociee Nash is a delightful child and this movie is great entertainment for the whole family. As Ociee goes on her adventures the viewer will laugh and cry. Being a tomboy as I grew up, I can relate to Ociee, but her world changes when her father sends her to her aunt's house. He believes that there [...]

The Magic of Ordinary Days

Dove Approved for All Ages

My sister and I have always enjoyed Hallmark movies. The stories are some that we can relate to. Some are stories from the past. "The Magic of Ordinary Days" is a love story that you hope will end the way you want it to as you watch Livy and Ray. I can't imagine meeting my husband for the first [...]

The War – Filtered

May 3, 2001
This sad and depressing movie stars Kevin Costner as Stephen Simmons, a down and out Vietnam war era veteran. He returns from the war wracked with nightmares of how he could have saved the life of his best friend if he had been more courageous. He has no money, so his family lives a dirt-poor life [...]

Sharing the Secret

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When disease-of-the-week movies began showing up on TV back in the ‘70s, many had a chintzy feel with pat solutions, while others did much to expose problems and bring ailments into public awareness. “Sharing the Secret” falls into this second category. It contains an intelligent script, [...]

God Bless the Child

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In "God Bless the Child," everyone is seen as God's child, deserving of help and sympathy. Between mother Theresa (Mare Winningham) and daughter Hillary (Grace Johnston), Hillary is not merely the child. They are both in need of a blessing after Theresa finds herself jobless and homeless. The film [...]