Letters to God Something to Write Home About
- Friday, April 09, 2010
- Smoking/Drinking/Drugs: Man drinks at a bar, and at home, where he keeps beer in the refrigerator and a bottle of whiskey; Brady has flashbacks to a previous drunk-driving arrest.
- Sex/Nudity: None.
- Violence/Crime: A dog jumps on a postal carrier, but the attack is not vicious; Tyler has a scar on his shaved head from earlier surgery, and is shown being injected and having blood drawn; off-screen vomiting; Sam pushes a classmate's face into his lunch.
- Religion: Story is steeped in Christian language and themes; grandmother advises her grandson to pray and leads him in a prayer in Jesus' name; Tyler says he'll do what Jesus would do when Tyler is picked on by classmates; letters to God are dropped off at a church; a pastor prays for a troubled man; an older man tells Tyler he's been handpicked by God and chosen to be one of His warriors who points people to the truth; Tyler's mom tells her mother to stop quoting the Bible to her; Tyler leads two friends to Christ; Tyler is a given a bracelet with "John 3:16" and the word "Believe" on it.
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