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Safe Haven

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks.


Rated PG 13
115 mins.
AMAZON US   |   AMAZON CA



Review:
I couldn't get the hubby to watch this movie no matter how hard I tried. So alone I sat.
I soon realized it would be his loss. It was sweet like sugar and I liked it a lot. It has this bit of intrigue also because of the mystery going on. I liked that it wasn't just a lovey-dovey romance.
Being a woman who was once in an abusive relationship, at times the movie took me to places I wasn't sure I wanted to go to, but it didn't kill it for me or make me want to shut it off. On the contrary. I found myself immersed even more.
Now, honestly, it wasn't as good as The Notebook, but it was still decent.
Bring tissues for the end.... all I am saying on that.


3/5

Comments

  1. Very nice review, Freda! I've seen a few Nicholas Sparks movies, and I've read many of his books.

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  2. I have been wanting to see this movie myself. I too don't think my husband would watch it with me! :) Thanks for the review!

    Rebecca
    www.winnipegstyle.ca

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  3. Does sound like a sweet one. Been meaning to watch The Notebook but wanted to read it first. Do you think it matters which to do first when it comes to this story?

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    1. No. Watch the movie... it brings the book to life.

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