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Summary –

12 strangers come into a diner to realize that their lives are connected and they are all part of a bigger plan, to save a man’s life.

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Review –

I’ve been following Crossroad for months and finally bought a copy for my husband for his birthday. I knew it was going to be intense and well-done, but it exceeded my expectations.

First, let me warn you. This is a complex plot with an ensemble cast. This is not a movie for multi-tasking. Especially in the beginning, you’ve got to really pay attention to keep up with who is who and what is going on. But, slowly, it all starts to come together and makes sense. And as it progresses, the intensity increases, and you seriously have no idea what’s going to happen next. Shervin Youssefian did an amazing job of writing a script with interlocking storylines, each with their own twists and turns throughout the movie.

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The acting was superb, which is not surprising considering these are Hollywood actors with years of experience. They each played their roles with depth and complexity. Sean Galuska did a particularly good job of playing a tortured creepy guy. And Philip Bulcock was great as the loving husband/father turned angry revenge seeker. Generally, any movie has at least a few weak actors, but not in this case. Even newcomer Jasmine Jade held her own amidst the acting giants.

One thing that surprised me was the spiritual aspect. I’d read reviews by non-Christians who enjoyed the movie, and so I assumed there must not be much spiritual content. I was wrong. Crossroad has a very powerful spiritual message of forgiveness and redemption. Kim Estes’ character in particular does a great job of sharing Biblical truths without coming across as preaching.

Crossroad has been highly acclaimed with multiple prestigious film festival awards, and it’s no wonder. It is definitely a movie worth watching!

About the Author Sharon Wilharm

Christian women’s speaker, Sharon Wilharm, is a ministry leader, podcast host, and female filmmaker whose stories have impacted audiences around the globe. An accomplished storyteller, Sharon draws the audience in with humor, engages them with stories, then ties everything together to bring to light spiritual truths. Her heart’s desire is to encourage women in their walk with the Lord, showing them how to find God’s will for their life through prayer and scripture. “God is the Master Storyteller,” says Sharon. “I love helping women see how God is always at work behind the scenes laying the foundation for the glorious future He has in store for us.” Sharon is a firm believer in the power of prayer and has many stories to share of God working in miraculous ways in her own life as well as those around her. She’s passionate about teaching women how to pray and loves engaging with women in personal prayer. Wherever she goes, she finds herself surrounded by women in need of prayer, and she considers it an honor to pray with women whether they’re friends, family, or complete strangers. Sharon has enjoyed a lifelong fascination with women of the Bible and loves applying the biblical stories to modern situations. She teaches a Women Through the Bible study at her church, applying the S.O.A.P. method of scripture study. She especially enjoys delving into lesser known women and discovering encouraging truths for women of today. She recently launched a new podcast where she works her way through the Bible sharing the stories of All God’s Women.

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