The notion that if you just believe in something hard enough, good things will happen and your dreams will come true, is a powerful one. It’s a concept that has been peddled for decades in various packages and most recently caught the public imagination again with “The Secret.” And now that idea gets a new spin in the movie “Little Boy,” and the first trailer is here.
Starring Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, Michael Rapaport, Ben Chaplin, Tom Wilkinson, with Kevin James (yep, Paul Blart himself) in a small role, the movie tells the story of one plucky little boy who wishes with all his might to bring his dad back from the war. And he soon finds out he has enough faith to literally move mountains. Basically, this is a big sticky piece of Americana with a heartwarming message in the middle, told in a manner That The Whole Family Will Enjoy. There is definitely an audience for this movie, though it’s probably not me, but props to the production design, which looks very Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
“Little Boy” arrives on February 27th. Watch below.