Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Heart of the Country is a spiritual film about a woman's struggle to forgive her husband after his arrest for fraud and her attempt to reconcile with her family. It has strong messages about family, faith, and forgiveness but also some heavy themes of loss and grief, including the loss of a parent and managing terminal illness. Best for older kids equipped for a faith-based message.
Couple embrace on a couch; kiss on forehead; couple holds hands, kiss briefly.
Brief intimidation between inmates at a prison; dad collapses and is hospitalized with brain tumor; frank discussions of impending death; deaths portrayed via funerals or visits to a grave site.
Family; loyalty; faith; integrity; keeping your word; honoring your vows; honesty; righting wrongs.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Casual drinking of wine or a mixed drink throughout at meetings, dinner, bars and during legal discussions.