Greater Ottawa Movies

Greater Ottawa Movies

The Shack

The Shack
Score: 8.21 / 10
Released: March 3, 2017
Director: Stuart Hazeldine
Producer: Brad Cummings, Gil Netter
Studio: Entertainment One
Cast: Sam Worthington, Radha Mitchell, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Ryan Robbins, Megan Charpentier, Gage Munroe, Derek Hamilton
Genre: Drama
Length: 132 minutes

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The Shack Overview

When Mack Philips (Sam Worthington) takes three of his children on a camping trip, his youngest daughter, Missy, goes missing. Evidence discovered in an abandoned shack leads authorities to believe she was kidnapped and murdered by a serial killer, although her body isn't found.

Four years later, Mack receives a note in his mailbox asking him to return to the shack. The note is signed from "Papa" and Mack suspects it could be from God, whom his wife Nan (Radha Mitchell) always refers to as "Papa." Against his better judgment, he accepts the invitation and finds something there that will change his life forever.

  Canadian Connection: Based on the bestselling novel by Canadian author William Paul Young. The movie was filmed in British Columbia and several cast members are Canadian.


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