Poignant performances and genuine emotion illuminate this inspiring coming-of-age story about self-discovery and the healing power of forgiveness. Newcomer Rachel Hendrix stars as Hannah, a college student whose world is shattered when she discovers her parents have kept a life-changing secret from her that will force her to question who she truly is.
Angry and bewildered, Hannah embarks on a road-trip with her childhood friend, Jason, to find answers to the questions plaguing her. But when Hannah finally pieces the puzzle of her past together, she uncovers stunning family secrets that will alter the course of her life yet show her the incredible strength and power she possesses to find hope for the future.
**Audio commentary by The Erwin Brothers and The October Baby Family
**Gianna Jessen: The Inspiration
**Singing the Praises of October Baby
**Facebook Q&A with Rachel and Jason
**Every Life Is Beautiful
**The Afters "Life Is Beautiful" Music Video
Cast & Crew
A film whose poignancy is hard to deny whatever side of the abortion debate you fall on.
Directors Andrew and Jon Erwin, who also contributed to the story, rarely let their film get didactic, instead going for a more low-key approach.
Newcomer Rachel Hendrix grabs attention and sustains sympathy as a lovely yet troubled 19-year-old student determined to unlock the secrets of her past.