Although Lost & Found is the sequel to When Calls the Heart, one is not required to have watched the first to be able to follow the second. I personally feel that one doesn’t have to know anything about the first or the original TV series to be able to quickly catch up with what is going. As is typical, Michael Landon did a wonderful job as usual in helping the audience to empathize with the characters in the film. Watching, as a woman, I was inspired by the fight these women had in them. I was also reminded that perhaps I need to remember to fight for what is morally and ethically right a little more often and stop worrying about the risks so much. God always prevails, right?
Whatever your opinions are, this movie will inspire you to work harder, be more faithful and just enjoy life. Watching this I was reminded at how blessed I truly am and I believe that it will remind you as well. Though it is a Christian film, you can enjoy and relate to it whether you are a Christian or not. Struggles aren’t limited to one set of people, right? I believe that you will truly appreciate having taken the time to watch this film, and even the original film.
“When Calls the Heart” tells the captivating story of
Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her
high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal
Valley, a small coal mining town where life is simple, but often
fraught with challenges. Lori Loughlin plays Abigail Stanton, a wife
and mother whose husband, the foreman of the mine, along with a dozen
other miners, has just been killed in an explosion.
The newly widowed women find their faith is tested when they must go
to work in the mines to keep a roof over their heads. Elizabeth charms
most everyone in Coal Valley, except Constable Jack Thornton (Daniel
Lissing) who believes Thatcher’s wealthy father has doomed the
lawman’s career by insisting he be assigned in town to protect the
shipping magnate’s daughter. Living in a 19th century coal town,
Elizabeth will have to learn the ways of the frontier if she wishes to thrive in the rural west on her own.
Michael Landon Jr. – Director: Michael Landon Jr., son of the late
television legend Michael Landon, has been in the film business for
over 25 years. With two of the highest rated films in the history of
the Hallmark channel, and several top ten releases targeted to the
Christian market, Michael has become known for creating heartfelt,
inspiring films that connect to the family.
Brian Bird- Writer/Producer : Brian Bird is co-founder with partner
Michael Landon, Jr., of Believe Pictures, a film and television production company.
He was co-executive producer and writer on the successful television
series, Touched by an Angel. Adding to Brian’s success, he had also
written and produced episodes of Evening Shade, Step by Step and The
Family Man. Most recently, Bird wrote and produced Gametime, a
two-hour television pilot for NBC, The Shunning, inspired by the novel
by best-selling author Beverly Lewis, for the Hallmark Channel, and
Not Easily Broken, adapted from the novel by T.D. Jakes and released
theatrically by Sony/TriStar.
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Originally posted 2014-04-11 09:24:25.