Desert Redemption

DVD Release: September 24, 2013
Desert Redemption


Kevin, a father that has lost his way, takes his family on a hiking trip out in the desert. Tragedy strikes and our family are forced to fight the elements that lurk in the day and night of the desolate wasteland . 15 year old Katie, who possesses a strong faith in GOD, must rise above and help her family. Will Kevin find his path in life and become a good father and save his family?

Dove Review

This is a terrific suspense movie with a spiritual message. Kevin is a middle-aged man who doesn’t talk to his fifteen year old daughter Katie much. He also doesn’t pay much attention to his wife. A young woman, twenty five years old, named Alecia flirts with him and he is tempted by her. When she invites him in to her place after he gives her a ride home from work, he turns her down but still texts her later from home. However when Kevin agrees to go on a desert hike with his family for his wife Rebecca’s birthday present his world changes.

In a bad domino effect, one thing after another goes wrong including Kevin losing a map and his keys as they walk, and then Rebecca sufferers a fall and is injured and Kevin breaks his foot when he goes for help. Add to this a rattlesnake in the tent, and then Katie being bitten by a scorpion, and the family seems to have been abandoned by God. But that is the furthest thing from the truth. When Katie goes to search for help, Kevin repents to God and promises to be a better husband and father. Soon Katie is desperate, thirsty and running out of time. Will God come through when they most need Him? We are pleased to award this movie our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for all ages although it may be a bit intense for the very young. The movie will have the viewer on the edge of his or her seat and it does have a satisfying conclusion.

Content Description

Faith: None
Integrity: None
Sex: A single woman flirts with a married man and invites him into her home but he refuses and although he does text her later he does not go any further with the relationship and realizes how much he loves his family.
Language: None
Violence: A woman suffers a sting from a scorpion; a little blood from man breaking foot and from him accidentally cutting his hand with a knife.
Drugs: A man is briefly seen smoking; man takes a prescription pill.
Nudity: Mild cleavage.
Other: A couple of characters suffer from heat exhaustion; man briefly vomits.


Company: Faith House Pictures
Director: Auturo Gavino
Producer: Craig McMahon
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 85 min.
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter