Journey to Paradise

MPAA Rating:
Not Rated
134 mins
Matt Koester, Hannah Fager, Rachel Lau, Rick Richter, Len Gordon, Jan Mary Nelson, Dan Koester
Steven F. Zambo
Frank R. Datzer, Elizabeth M. Zambo, Steven F. Zambo

Content at a Glance


a couple kisses.


No Information


man falling off roof; two men fight.


man drinks jack daniels whiskey.


woman seen in a camisole top.


discussion regarding parents in an accident; discussion regarding a disabled soldier; mental problems, guilty feelings; questioning why god lets things happen; having faith.


Lucy Collins has given up on Christmas since the painful break-up with her fiancé. Things only get worse when a large TV news station is about to come to town and threatens the livelihood of their family-run business, Paradise TV 7. At the staff Christmas party, she makes a wish and what seems like the answer to her prayer walks in the front door to apply for the associate producer position, which they are hoping will bring new life to the station. Not only is Joe McNamara a genius when it comes to producing a story, but he is also gifted with ideas about keeping the news station afloat. However, Joe has a secret of his own that he is keeping from Lucy. If she finds it out, then what looks like a promising relationship will unravel, but it is Christmas time, the season of rebirth and miracles. Will the spirit of celebration be enough to heal two hearts? Or will the reality of deception make this the worst Christmas of all?

Movie Message

Paradise is a quaint little town with a family-owned TV station. When Joe walks into the station little does Lucy know that they have a connection. They both have feelings that they are searching for answers to, which leads them to a relationship that may be put in jeopardy if the truth comes out. But what better time of the year than Christmas to have faith and healing begin?

This is a story of recovering from guilty feelings and looking for faith. It is a charming tale of love, faith and healing. We award this film our Dove Seal for ages 12 and over.

For Ages 12 And Over

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