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Pendragon: Sword of His Father (DVD) Review by Sarah Van Der Linden

Burns Family Studios
PO Box 333
Bethalto, Illinois 62010

Pendragon: Sword of His Father is an adventure-filled film, set in the Dark Ages and packed with modern special effects. With its message of God's will for our lives, forgiveness, friendship, and leadership, Pendragon is a wholesome movie that is suited for a family movie night or homeschool get-together. Mild violence is throughout, but the movie avoids all immoral content, language, and bad attitudes.

As Artos Pendragon is dragged off and his beloved father is killed by the barbarian king, Artos swears that he will save his homeland, Britain, from these ravaging monsters. God carries him and enables him to win favor in the sight of the king and his daughter. Artos's bold manner and humble spirit not only win admiration of the princess but also gain him a formidable enemy: Cadeyrn, the king's right-hand man. Will Artos survive the life-changing hardships that confront him?

The plot is intriguing and unpredictable, and the special affects are well done. Although the actors and actresses are extremely talented, the dialogue is brief and unfulfilling, but the scenes in which the gospel is shared and Jesus is spoken of are clearly written and well performed.

Although not professionally made, this movie is an amazing reflection of what a movie truly can be--dramatic, wholesome, and family-friendly. It is a worthwhile movie for all Christians to own.

Product review by Sarah Van Der Linden, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, December 2009