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Keeping the Promise, DVD

Questar Video / 2000 / DVD

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Keeping the Promise begins as the hopeful tale of a colonial family seeking a new and promising life in the deep wilderness of Maine in 1768. But their hopes, dreams, and every survival as a family are severely tested when the father reluctantly leaves his 13-year-old son, Matt, alone in the wilderness to protect their claim until he can return with the rest of the family and their belongings. Stars Annette O'Toole and Keith Carradine. 93 minutes. Based on the novel The Sign of the Beaver.

DVD Features:

  • Biography of the Author
  • Frontier Maine - Historical Background
  • Thoughts To Be Shared with Family & Friends
  • Previews of other family classics
  • Stereo Sound & Scene Index
  • DVD Region1 DVD Playable in Bermuda, Canada, United States and U.S. territories. Please check if your equipment can play DVDs coded for this region. Learn more about DVDs and Videos

    Product Information

    Format: DVD
    Vendor: Questar Video
    Publication Date: 2000
    ISBN: 1568556853
    UPC: 033937031779
    Availability: In Stock

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    1. 3 Stars Out Of 5
      February 8, 2010
      Amy Smith
      This movie does not follow the true text of the book, Sign of the Beaver, but it does show a great deal of life in the wilderness during the time period. My students enjoy seeing the movie and comparing it to the original text.
    2. 3 Stars Out Of 5
      May 21, 2008
      Allan Roberts
      I would not call this an "excellent" or "nice" family movie as some have, but there *are* far worse out there. As someone said, there is the cleavage issue. However this is seen in every piece of junk mail or supermarket. Perhaps more importantly for Christians would be the part where a native Indian boy teaches the white European boy mystical rites. (The Bible directs us to avoid witchcraft.)A father leaves his son to hold their claim, whilst he returns to collect the rest of the family. He doesn't return on time and the son must hold his ground through the harsh winter. He learns how to deal with thieves, claim jumpers, fend for himself, make friends, etc. So basically a boy-grows-up &/or becomes-a-man type adventure story. Our boys watch this, but I have them FFWD the mysticism bits with the remote.
    3. 3 Stars Out Of 5
      November 3, 2007
      P. Zeller
      This is an excellent family film that shows devotion and courage. Sadly, the Lord's name is taken in vain when the family is reunited.
    4. 3 Stars Out Of 5
      October 19, 2007
      Cyndi Miller
      It is a good movie but the book is so much better. If you read the book first you will be somewhat disappointed with the movie. I recommend the book!
    5. 3 Stars Out Of 5
      July 8, 2007
      Amber
      BEWARE: "CLEAVAGE" shown in a few scenes.
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