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Because of Grácia

Because of Grácia is a movie starring John Schneider, Ben Davies, and Chris Massoglia. Two high-school couples explore friendship and dating along dissimilar lines, leading to courage and transformation for one teen and a personal...

Other Titles
Gracia, Grácia miatt, Alles wegen Gracia, Grace Wins
Running Time
1 hours 47 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director
Tom Simes
Writer
Tom Simes
Actors
Chris Massoglia, Ben Davies, Emma Elle Roberts, John Schneider
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

When newcomer Grácia Davis arrives in debate class, "undercover Christians" Chase and OB are challenged to take a stand for what they believe in. Grácia embodies warmth and confidence, making both friends and enemies. Her faith outlook on the world soon turns out to be less welcome in class than other ideas. As she confronts an institutional double-standard on freedom of speech, school faculty clash over a Christian teacher who has misstepped. All the while, Grácia reaches out to a fellow student caught in a destructive relationship. With growing affection for the friend he was once afraid even to call on the phone, Chase ultimately follows her courageous example and takes a tremendous personal risk to discover his own voice.

Comments about drama «Because of Grácia» (26)

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Bruce M.

A beautiful, elegant, deliciously romantic and unforgettable story that's worthy of one's attention. Maria Figner, Fanny Ardant and Leonor Susana are magnificent as the three main characters. A top actress who worked with the director, Marcello Marcantonio, should also get a nod, as her "In a Superior Man" is a masterpiece. Also highly recommended are the works of Hector Ferreira and Timo Tomassoni, whose writing is both mature and, at the same time, superb. Some of the events take place in, and are linked to, the lives of the actresses. The small details, like Figner's character's full-length dress on the day of her engagement, is as rich as the whole movie. The problem with this film is that it is only suitable for young people. As for Figner and Ardant, a very young child should see this movie in order to understand their two main characters. It is a good companion piece, but not for the entire family, as it contains sex, nudity and forced female nudity, and that is not suitable for young children. I have seen this film more than once, and still enjoy it. A must see, and an excellent film. Highly recommended. 7/10.

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Teresa S.

This movie may not have the new ending, but it has the old ending, which has just a bit more heart. The movie is about a young woman who goes out to get married with a man she barely knows. After the ceremony, she learns that she doesn't really know her husband, who's not a very good guy, so she decides to write letters to him, hoping he'll be moved to change his behavior. The man in the story is played by Jean Reno, and his character doesn't exactly grow on you as the story unfolds. I really don't like Reno's acting in this movie, though his character does grow on you. I think that this movie has great acting, but it has a real slow pace in it. I think that the movie is good, but it's a bit slow in it's pace. The story has a few holes in it, but the story works well. The ending is more emotionally impactful, and you have to decide if you like the new ending or not. I recommend this movie, but I wouldn't recommend it for the film, or the actors.

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Thomas Crawford

This is the first film of the year to be nominated for best foreign film and it's a good choice. The movie is about a young man who finds love with the daughter of his friend, who is in the army. The two of them meet in a bar, where he is very much in love with her. The movie is very beautiful and the soundtrack is very good. The movie has a very good script, the characters are well written and the story is very interesting. The cast is very good, the young actor, Gabriel is very good and he makes the film very well. The music is very good. The director is very good, the film is very good. This is the first time that a film is nominated for best foreign film, and it's a good choice. It's a good film and a good choice.

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Anthony W.

I won't spoil the movie for you, but please do not read the back of the box. Although this movie is very slow moving and somewhat boring, I thoroughly enjoyed it. The story of a cute little cat and her older and much older human family is quite intriguing. And, I won't spoil any more of the ending, but if you really want to know it, I'll just say that I was very disappointed by the last minute of the movie, as it seemed to be a very heavy cut to what I thought was supposed to be a fairly short movie. If you like romantic movies with a great story, this is a movie you should watch.

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Thomas W.

It's a funny and somewhat tear jerking story that depicts in a tender, realistic way how in general terms, people behave towards each other. The love and the issues within it is portrayed as the relationship between two people in this film, which is quite amazing considering the time and the circumstances that the characters are in. I don't think there is a single person in the film that is not connected to some of the characters, and their relationships are shown, in a very open and honest way. It's not a fake story, as they all react to the circumstances that they are in, in a very honest way. The acting of the four leads, Joao de Carvalho, Raquel Santos, Gabriel Nunes and Vincenzo Natali are also quite incredible and it's a real thrill watching them act. As always, it's impressive to see a great cast like that involved in a film like this. I have to give this film a thumbs up, because it is a beautiful story that I would like to recommend to all who are looking for a nice watch and to anyone who has liked this kind of film before. 7/10

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Craig M.

According to my memory of this film, the character who is under surveillance at the beginning is not really the one who is under surveillance at the end, but the one who actually ends up being the surveillance target at the beginning is very consistent. It is just a little bit too convenient. Nonetheless, the characters are very well developed, there are many memorable quotes and scenes, and the characters are unique. All in all, I really like this film. I would recommend it to people who love a good romantic comedy and, more importantly, to people who are into other types of films. 7 out of 10.

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Lori Turner

The new film from writer/director Soledad Miranda, "Grace", is an ambitious, long-awaited feminist fantasy that examines the social anxiety and power dynamic of a nation where patriarchal feminism runs rampant. A young woman (Roz Marie-Johnston) is sitting in the lobby of a New York hotel, unsure of where she is going. She is one of the millions of unmarried women in the U.S. who want to break free of their dowdy, whiny, mentally ill, immobile marriages, but must still have men to raise the children. After watching a film called "Girls Trip", where she was tricked into thinking that she could have the same wonderful vacations as her beloved, high-powered friends, she looks for other options and decides to head to Latin America to find a new life. Along the way, she meets a rather handsome man (Mike Vogel) who agrees to pay for her plane ticket. After a whirlwind romance with her new man and her husband (a highly-trained lawyer played by Larry Gopnik), her relationship with her children begins to crumble. As the marriage falters and struggles to restore its strength, she learns to stand on her own feet and confront her social anxiety with the self-awareness that it will never go away. The film opens with a montage of women in diverse situations. They are wearing little more than bra, panties and low-cut dresses. They are vacuous and pretty, despite their practical shortcomings. They are no longer virgins, but things are falling apart for them. They have a meaningless relationship with their husbands, are constantly rejected and pressured by their children, and are used by men. For their husbands, these women are the "chick flicks" that they had hoped for. The traditional idea that a woman will always be the object of desire is how men always see them. And of course, the women in the films are taught to react to rejection by talking about it for a few minutes. In the film, we see a long sequence of interactions between the husband and his wife, where he tells her that his wife is a jerk, and she tells him that he is not a good person, and that she should end the relationship. The man is not really right, and she has the power to get him out of the relationship. In the film, there is one scene where the husband will not let his wife leave the room, even after she offers to use the restroom. And the film ends with the wife accusing her husband of not treating her well, and a string of scenes with their children, where we see the children around the television, whining and whining. How can one be disappointed when it is the mother who has the power to say no? The film is great because it is shot in black and white, and because of this, it is not realistic. The actors are mostly teenagers, while the camera follows them on their adventures. It does not allow us to see the longing and frustration of these women, as they try to find something that feels more real than a little bit of fabric and perfume. There are three women in the film, who show much more maturity and responsibility than I would have expected. The actor who plays the husband is wonderfully written, and gives a fantastic performance. If you are looking for an intelligent feminist drama, this film may be for you. If you are looking for a seductive, and witty film, this film is not for you. The film is certainly visually beautiful, as the young cast, and the strong color palette allows us to follow them in their journey. However, this film is probably more about the actors, than it is about the story. The man from "Good Will Hunting" is a brilliant actor, as is the father from "Love Actually". The women in the film are a lot more complex than what the film requires us to think, and to evaluate. I

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Tyler

Just when you think it can't get any more boring, the plot starts to take shape. The movie tells the story of a lady who has to keep her boyfriend close. However, the role of the rich girl is changing. We'll find out when the movie ends. A good movie for those who have something to do. This is the first feature film for writer and director Elizabeth Breitweiser, known for her television series, Days of Our Lives. The story is basically about a couple who have been in a long relationship. But, they don't seem to be really compatible anymore. They start to fall apart. This is the perfect scenario for another loving relationship to occur. But this is an extremely long movie, and it does take quite a while to get to that point. After it's over, it does show the changes in the characters. The performance by Laura Dern is amazing. She is the center of the story, and she is a great actress. Her performance is emotional, and convincing. I hope she keeps working for a long time. Her name might have become famous in the movie industry. You might like the movie if you like social comedies. It is good if you can stand long movies, because the pace and the changes in characters of the couple isn't always consistent. The movie also has a good message about friendship and trust.

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Timothy P.

I was pleasantly surprised by this movie. It really kept me interested and I really liked the characters. I was actually surprised at how deep the actors were being. I was never so captivated by a movie until this one. It was better than I thought it would be. This film is a nice, warm, sweet romantic comedy with a major twist. The film had great, great actors. I enjoyed it very much. I wouldn't say it was a great movie, but it was a great movie. I really would recommend it. I will see it again. And I will also watch it again, and I will definitely buy it.

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Susan P.

The first part of this movie is great, the actors are quite good. But in the second part I find it a bit disappointing. The film is so little detail in the sexual life of rich women, that is such little stories. There is no message, no moral and not much, that is not "normal" life of wealthy and rich women. I don't know if I understood, why the actress is in this movie, but she is just perfect for this role. My vote is 7, because of the first part of the movie, that I really enjoyed.

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Carol

Sneakers in the Alaskan winter was a sort of reminder for me of my childhood. As a kid, I was always fascinated by ice skating. Back then, in the 70s, it was all about Jack Dawson and no one else. This movie is not exactly about skating, but is full of a sort of humor that makes you feel warm inside. The movie is all about the environment. The streets, the trees, the cliffs, the alpine nature. This is not the best movie ever made, but it is a great movie to watch when you have nothing else to do. It is one of those movies that has a lot of funny, emotional, and fun aspects. It is just a great movie. Seven out of 10

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Ann

Some have compared this movie to 'My wife is a vampire' from 1997, but the main characters are different in both movies. That's why I am not going to compare this movie to it, but I think that the main difference is that 'My wife is a vampire' had a more depressing and gloomy tone, whereas this one is more upbeat and fun. This movie also has more action and more drama, which I like. So I rate this movie 7 out of 10, and not only for the main characters and the good points.

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Carl Chavez

I haven't seen that many films in my life, but I've seen lots of movies. However, there was a first time I saw a Spanish film that gave me a real impression. It was 'Gracia' - the name of the protagonist was the most suitable, because the film is very touching, sincere and touching, and quite real. If you're lucky to watch this, you should definitely watch it.

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Bruce

Somewhere in the Atlantic, many years ago, was the Congo. This is a good place to start our guide to the "South". We are looking at modern science. We are looking at the scientific methods of mankind. In this film, a group of scientists attempt to preserve the natural world, because nature is going to destroy humanity if this is not done. Two key words that are often used in discussions of Africa are "white" and "coloured". In this context, "coloured" is used as an insult, and the term is almost forgotten. "Coloured" is a different colour, and means different things. In this film, it is used to mean "reformed" and "rehabilitated". The film is a critique of modern science and the way science has turned in to our modern lives. In this regard, the film is very similar to "A History of Violence". Although the protagonists are different, they are all described as "clean" and "divine". Now, I know that the label "divine" is used quite frequently in this film, but they use it to describe the scientist, and not a human. I will not bother going into a huge, detailed description of the science that is being discussed here. Just know that the films are making a critique of modern science. They look at the ways in which our society has created fear, and science. This film takes it up a notch. There is a scene, in the end, that is very poignant. The scientists are discussing the method to produce oxygen. They have tried everything, from soaking the frogs in hot water, to drowning them, to making them live in the clouds, to placing them in the middle of the rain and letting the water just run over their bodies. There is a few words that are spoken in the end, about the power of this method. The film is very well shot. The three African nations are featured, in a variety of different colour. It is not just a matter of being in the right places. It is a matter of the kind of man they are, and how they are. I find it very interesting that the film states that in our time, there are more coloured men than coloured women. There is a contradiction in how many women are now being treated as more powerful than men. If anything, I would say that this film might cause the reverse. The film is very well made. I feel that it is well directed, with an interesting narrative that is really well told. However, there is a slight weakness in this film. This film is very ambitious, and very much a movie. The message is a very serious one. I am a strong supporter of women's rights, but this film does a good job of showing that women are not necessarily bad, they are just as capable as men. They just need to have a better life than they had before. This may seem a bit simplistic, but when you look at the horror that women still face in their country, in their own communities, in their own home, in their own homes, then this is a very profound statement. I think that this film will cause a stir. It is hard to find a lot of film that tackles the topic of the natural world. If this film is any indicator, it is not a very common film. However, there are a lot of films out there that address this subject, and you can find them under the terms of "high drama". This is a film that is far from average, but it is very well done. There are a number of scenes that are very powerful, and difficult to watch. If you are a fan of these films, you will be rewarded. The film also provides a good lesson on how science can be used to manipulate men and women, and how strong women can be. It is not at all easy to watch. This film is definitely worth

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Aaron

Okay, well first of all, I would like to say that I am not a fan of Tilda Swinton. If it weren't for this film I'd be equally as judgmental. But. The film was wonderful. It had a lot of fun and originalness. A very entertaining film. It really surprised me and I was a little stunned to see the film on my top 10 films list. It was very well acted and you really get caught up in the story. The characters were very well developed and were likable and believable. The relationship between the brothers was very interesting and believable. It made you feel for them. You really empathize with them. The film could be thought of as a romantic comedy, although there is a little bit of a romance there. But it is a very good movie and I think it is great because it doesn't try to make it so. I thought it was extremely well done. I would give it a 7.8/10.

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Jean E.

Perhaps the only genuine gem in this film is the playing of the "As I Was" scene in the house of some relatives of Castello. This scene, sung by Fanny Ardant, was a highlight of the first run of this film. That is a thing of beauty, and they don't get that in this film. By the way, Fanny Ardant was probably one of the finest actresses of her day. She sang "As I Was" on television (later published) in the early 1950's, when she was a singer on a national show.

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Dorothy

A relatively brief film. When the unfortunate Graca (Adrian Pasdar) talks with the priest (Gil Kenan) he's quoting William Shakespeare. When Graca shows the priest his cell phone and we get a glimpse of the movie with the song "In the Ghetto". The best thing about this movie is the amount of nudity and eroticism. This is a rather shallow movie but I enjoyed it and I found it very entertaining. This is not a "serious" movie with a lot of serious scenes like a many other Hollywood movies. The dialogue is great, a little boring at times but this is a slow movie. I liked the characters that were very real and I found it entertaining. I rate this movie 7/10.

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Julie O.

When I saw that this movie came out I was expecting that it would be the one of those movies that I could watch over and over again without getting bored. This movie however is not that type of movie. In fact, it was more of a thriller rather than a comedy. I think that it could have been a very good movie but it was a bit lacking in that department. Still, I would recommend it to anyone who is a fan of either of the lead characters. Not only do you have to like the movie to like this movie, you have to also like the characters in the movie. In my opinion, I was really disappointed by this movie.

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Christina Meyer

This is one of the best films I have ever seen in the last ten years. It is very well acted, and even the female lead is well done. The music is gorgeous, and has a mood to it which was somehow missing from the original version. I was more interested in the plot and character development than the actual film. It was interesting to see a similar story told differently. The movies stands out, especially since there are still few movies which can get the same reaction from me.

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Doris Rose

If you like "the last kai" this is a must see. If not this is not a film you will watch. The picture is great and the musical score is great and the cinematography is great. I enjoyed the film greatly, and I am sure this will become a favourite movie of mine.

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Michael R.

I loved this film. I have been looking forward to seeing it for a while. It is so different from everything else out there, and yet it succeeds in staying true to it. I had seen "Lola" several months ago, and enjoyed it immensely. "Fauna" did not have the same effect. It was a bit rushed, and quite hard to understand. It was a bit easier to appreciate what was going on when you had seen the first film. I was still entertained, but I didn't have the same feeling watching "Fauna" as I did watching "Lola". I think "Fauna" had a lot of potential, but I think it was a bit too reliant on the first film. It was a little hard to understand, but also a little bit too drawn out. I thought that with a little more time and money spent on the script, and some other small changes, this could have been a great film. Overall, it was a nice change of pace from everything else out there, and I was definitely entertained by it. I give it a 7/10.

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Wayne F.

This film is a wonderful example of how a film can be made. The film is divided into two parts. The first half of the film deals with the life of a young woman, who is trying to make a living by working as a maid in a French hotel. The second half of the film deals with her life after the end of the hotel. The second half of the film is very interesting because it shows how the maid becomes more and more aware of the danger of her situation. The film is very well made and the performances of the cast are very good. The film is also very well photographed. This is a film that I highly recommend.

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Mark

Most people have a preconceived idea that they will enjoy the film no matter what. They will not. The characters are likable but are obviously in love, and they make their choices. It's a story of some interesting characters that try to figure out what to do with themselves and others, in spite of societal pressures. It's realistic and uses the full range of human emotions. I give it a 7, and will definitely watch it again.

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Laura M.

i thought the story was very cute, a girl who dreams of getting married and love and also her sister's dream of going to a wedding with a man who is a priest. the plot is very well drawn, it's an interesting story to see how things turn out. it also shows how some people feel about the Catholic church. it also shows how society changes when you marry, which makes you realize how you feel about the church. so it's a beautiful story, nothing too bad here. i enjoyed it very much. i do have a problem with some parts of the movie, but not a big deal. but in other words it is a cute movie. i think that what makes it so cute is the story, it's a beautiful and easy to understand story. i would say that this is a "sweet" story.

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Ruth

When I first saw this film I thought it was pretty good. I didn't think it was as good as "Gods of Egypt" but I thought it was better than "The Emperor's New Groove" and "Fanny and Alexander". This film is one of those movies that you have to watch over and over again to appreciate the beauty of the film. This film has a great cast, a great story and an outstanding story. This film is also great for a woman who has been through a lot. I thought that this film was a little different than other films because it didn't show the woman as a victim or a victimizer. I thought that the film was about the woman's struggle to find herself and to find her own way. I thought that this film was a great film to watch with a date or with your friends because it will give you a great story to talk about afterwards.

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Christian R.

As a movie, this movie was a bit too long and very slow in parts, but it was still pretty good. I liked how it was told in a very traditional way, the movie didn't feel like a made for TV movie. I liked how it portrayed the relationship between two people, the relationship between the two main characters was interesting and believable. I think that this is a movie that people who are young and have a love for classical music should definitely watch.