Like Dandelion Dust
|Starring||Barry Pepper, Cole Hauser, Kate Levering, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Mira Sorvino|
How far would you go to protect your family? Jack and Molly Campbell enjoyed an idyllic life with their adopted 6-year-old son, Joey. One phone call shatters their world when they learn Joey’s biological father has just been released from prison, and discovered a loophole in the adoption papers. He now lays claim to his son and wants to start a new life by taking Joey back. When a judge upholds the biological father’s claim, Molly and Jack decide to devise a plan to prevent Joey from being handed over to this brutal man. This film is based on the novel by best-selling author Karen Kingsbury.
Like Dandelion Dust played at the 2009 Heartland Film Festival in the Official Selections Category.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions:
Both the Bowers and Rip and Wendy struggle to come to terms with what their life could be like without Joey. Have you ever experienced a life-altering family situation? How did it impact you and how did you deal with it?
Twice Wendy makes the decision to surrender her child because she believes it is the best thing for him and his future. What decisions in your life have you made because it was the best solution for someone other than yourself?