Genres: Drama, Romance
Rating: Under 12 Not Recommended
|Running time:||1h 47min|
|Distributor:||ACME Film OÜ|
|Cast:||Katie Holmes, Josh Lucas, Jerry O´Connell|
“Joy attracts more joy. Happiness attracts more happiness. Peace attracts more peace. Gratitude attracts more gratitude. Kindness attracts more kindness. Love attracts more love. Your job is an inside one. To change your world, all you have to do is change the way you feel inside. How easy is that?”
Rhonda Byrne, The Secret
The Secret: Dare to Dream is a romantic drama based on the groundbreaking 2006 book by Rhonda Byrne which went on to become a global phenomenon, empowering millions to lead happier and more fulfilled lives. The Secret, which has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 different languages, and remained on “The New York Times” bestseller list for 190 weeks, teaches that our thoughts shape our reality and that human beings can control their lives with their minds and achieve their desires through the law of attraction.
Miranda Wells (Katie Holmes) is a hard-working young widow, continually struggling to make ends meet in rural Louisiana while raising three children - Missy, Greg and Bess. Miranda is dating Tucker (Jerry O’Connell), whose wealthy family owns the local restaurant where she works. Tucker is in love with Miranda and expresses his affection for the widow and her family through acts of generosity. Miranda, though she cares deeply for Tucker, prefers to maintain her independence and is not quite ready to fully commit. Before long, a mysterious man named Bray Johnson (Josh Lucas) suddenly appears in Miranda’s life to fix her house in the aftermath of a terrible storm. As she gets to know him, the handyman begins to grow closer to Miranda and her family, and he shares his philosophy of believing in the power of the universe to deliver what we want. However, Miranda soon discovers Bray carries a secret connection to her past.
The Secret: Dare to Dream is directed by Andy Tennant (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama). The script is by Bekah Brunstetter (writer on NBC’s hit drama This Is Us) and Andy Tennant & Rick Parks (Ever After: A Cinderella Story) with the story by Bekah Brunstetter based on the book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. The film stars Katie Holmes (All We Had, Logan Lucky, The Gift) and Josh Lucas (Sweet Home Alabama, What They Had, “Yellowstone”) with Celia Weston (Knight and Day, The Intern) and Jerry O’Connell (“Billions,” Stand by Me). The film’s producers are Robert Cort (Runaway Bride, Cocktail, 3 Men and a Baby), Rhonda Byrne, Paul Hanson (Oliver Stone’s W), Joe Gelchion, Matthew George (Wind River), and Robert Katz (Law Abiding Citizen).
The film’s director of photography is Andrew Dunn (The Bodyguard, Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama). The production designer is Denny Dugally (Netflix’s hit series The Kominsky Method). The editor is Troy Takaki (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama), with the film’s score composed by five-time Oscar nominee George Fenton (Gandhi, Cry Freedom, Dangerous Liaisons, The Fisher King ). A Tri-G Presentation, The Secret: Dare To Dream is executive produced by the Lorenzo J. Fertitta and Teresa Jo Fertitta Family Trust, the Frank J. Fertitta III and Jill Ann Fertitta Family Trust, Jas Family Investments LLC, Bekah Brunstetter, JMJ Family, Mahaka And Company, Skye Byrne, Paul Harrington, Christopher H. Warner, Elissa Friedman.