REVIEW: MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN
OVERVIEW: Jennifer Garner (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) and Academy Award® nominee Queen Latifah (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago, 2002) star in the inspirational box office hit MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, the incredible true story of a young girl’s medical miracle debuting on digital June 21 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD July 12 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and AFFIRM Films. Based on the story of the Beam family, Garner plays Christy Beam, whose daughter Annabel (Kylie Rogers, Fathers and Daughters) suffers from a rare digestive disorder, but finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. The family film also stars Martin Henderson (“Grey’s Anatomy”), John Carroll Lynch (“American Horror Story”) and Eugenio Derbez (Instructions Not Included).
Bonus content on the
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases
include two featurettes, as well as commentary. Join
Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah, their costars and crew for
a behind the scenes look at the making of this very
special film, in “Miracles Abound: The Making of Miracles
From Heaven.” Viewers will also meet the real-life Beam
family and Dr. Nurko, learn about the casting of the film
and the challenge of “the tree.” Shot at the Beam family
ranch in Burleson, TX, “Bearing Witness,” features the
Beam Family, their pastor, friends, first-responders and
community as they gather around the tree and celebrate
their faith and the miracles that brought them together.
In the “Your Words” montage, experience some of the film's
most touching and memorable moments set against Third
Day's powerful rendition of the inspirational song. The
Blu-ray and digital releases exclusively contain deleted
scenes and the featurette “Accounts from Annabel,” where
Christy and Anna reflect together on their past, present,
future, faith and bonding over the past four years since
SYNOPSIS: When Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Annabel (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Annabel has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in Mandarin and English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
French, Cantonese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional,
Korean, Portuguese, Thai
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (1.85:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio
5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0
English SDH, Spanish French, Cantonese, Chinese Simplified,
Chinese Traditional, Korean, Portuguese, Thai
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o “Miracles Abound: The Making of Miracles From Heaven”
o “Bearing Witness”
o Creating Heaven: Concept Art Exploration
o “Your Words” Music Montage
o “Accounts From Annabel”
Commentary with Director Patricia Riggen and Screenwriter Randy Brown
§ Deleted Scenes