A Shine of Rainbows

A Shine of Rainbows

DVD - 2011
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A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves, and a lost seal pup stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all.
Publisher: [Canada] : Entertainment One Films, [2011]
Branch Call Number: SHI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 23, 2013

Touching story of an orphan boy who is championed by a childless woman that is dying. Her husband is bereft after her death an comes to terms with raising a child he didn't ask for. Aidan Quinn is terrific as the grieving husband and new father. Keep your hanky out.

stembridge May 19, 2013

a sweet, simple Irish tale

May 05, 2013

very very good

May 12, 2012

I was driven to tears with this poignant tale! I really cared for the character Tomas and his foster mother, Maire. The other characters were well done as well and the scenery was magnificent!

jesking May 06, 2012

Be prepared to cry like a baby!

howardpoole Apr 23, 2012

Im a sucker for these types of movies. Quite predictable, and left me wanting more. Well done

Apr 15, 2012

The best movie I've seen in years. It's an unconditional love story. A true family film and it's not from Disney. A little independent movie that should've won an Oscar. Having said all that you will need to watch it with a box of tissues. Well worth the red eyes and nose.

Apr 02, 2012

Beautiful story.

jdm2 Feb 16, 2012

Decent independent film. Film was predictable, though. Only thing that made it above average is the film location.

Dec 05, 2011

A very very inspiring story that every family should see. One of the best film ever filmed.

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