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The Gift (2009)

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Filled with laughter, compassion, quirks and surprises, The Gift comes straight from the heart. Two visitors from an advanced but humorless culture travel through space on an unsanctioned mission to earth, where they hope to show humans how to use the transformative power of a mysterious gift, brought to earth generations earlier.

They also hope to uncover the secrets of humans’ humor, providing plenty of laughs along the way, as they struggle to master the nuances of earth language and culture. Still, the surprising secret of the gift itself brings a heartwarming poignancy to this sweet fantasy.

Written and directed by Scott Cervine as an original production for the Spiritual Cinema Circle, The Gift is a triumphant celebration of cinematic storytelling.

Scott Cervine, Cristine Hogsett, Courtney Cunningham, Karen Jones Meadows, Brooke March
Scott Cervine

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Writspirit, posted on May 12, 2016

It is a simple message but I can find things nice to say. One can imagine the confusion an alien would feel in our world so the humor of their discovery got a chuckle from me. Also, there were no simple solutions. It was really the confidence that the doctor developed via her own compassionate heart, even when things were not going her way. She was an example of what I call the wave. The wave drags you down and then lifts you up. There is also that Irish saying "Oh would it be-gee us to see ourselves as others see us." Sometimes, we need to stop and go inside to get a clearer perspective. I suppose the Gift is the one we give ourselves.

katwomantxstyle73, posted on February 27, 2016

cutely done. .... enjoyable flick with a heartfelt message!

cswen1, posted on January 9, 2016

1. Laugh.. 2. Feel the love.. 3. Roll film :)

KENNETHL, posted on May 4, 2015

but a very strong message...oh, am I suppose to criticize the acting and the cinematography or just enjoy the movie...I choose the latter, Thank You!

oneclubtwo, posted on March 14, 2015

I can't find anything nice to say about this movie.

KENNETHL, posted on May 4, 2015

teach you that if you didn't have any thing nice to say, then don't say anything at all...

niapilates, posted on March 7, 2015

I was willing to give the bad acting some time, but this was dreadful. I am well versed in things like the laws of attraction and manifesting. but this was just wishy washy, nonsense. Is this from the 1970's or something? I sat down to watch this with my teenage son , hoping to inspire. I just hope I get another opportunity after this fail.

osilva_05, posted on October 28, 2014

Beautifully simplistic and timeless, thank you for this brief yet meaningful message of truth and prosperity.

srose494, posted on June 22, 2014

This made me laugh and cry. I very much enjoy movies with positive messages like this interwoven in a story. The simplicity of this movie did not detract at all from my enjoyment of the message and the manner in which it was relayed.

loubet, posted on May 22, 2014

Very cute movie with a powerful message. We have the power within all of us, the gift, to manifest, to visualize what we would like to see and make it happen.

Clight, posted on May 11, 2014

Enjoyed the story very much - funny - uplifting.

ZamRich, posted on May 4, 2014

Good story.. good acting.. bad timing.. needs some work but I love the story... Thanks.. Amy

junem99, posted on March 22, 2014

No sound on any of your movies or documentaries????
i have sound on other computer programs.

junem99, posted on March 22, 2014

No sound on any of your movies or documentaries????
i have sound on other computer programs.

borsello.lmt, posted on March 5, 2014

The first step to belief is suspending disbelief. Go into it with no expectations & let it unfold. Then follow the unfolding to the center. What you expect will be there! Keeping it light with laughter is totally the best beginning, middle and ending there can be.

mariangain, posted on January 26, 2014

Thank you Scott for reiterating in simple form what the gift is. With respect, the law of attraction and what the bleep only scratched the surface. If one is interested in truth, then look up Natural Law, or the Hermetic Principles. The first principle is that this is a mental universe. Thoughts Are Things, and we do create our reality. The problem with the law of attraction video is it doesn't address the myriad of thoughts that we think from our subconscious minds. And the chaos 'out there' is a reflection of our untamed subconscious thinking. I found this video a delightful reminder of conscious thinking, and dreaming our reality into existence. And the world can sure use more laughter, so that is a pleasant means for switching into a creative mode.

katkando, posted on September 23, 2013

OK, so it wasn't a "triumphant celebration of cinematic storytelling", but it was a celebration of cinematic storytelling triumphant. This is a low-budget film that attempts to portray the art/science of manifestation, aka the Law of Attraction. It succeeds - not brilliantly, but adequately. I have watched it twice and I will watch it again - for the succinct informational content and for the images. We've all heard about "The Secret" and "The Law of Attraction", but it's nice to have a visual. As one who studies these concepts, I'm finding "The Gift" very helpful.

hstreschan, posted on December 13, 2013

I'm catching this theme a lot and it's actually working for me. I work a labor job and am pretty grounded. When I change my focus I really get results. I enjoyed this because it conveyed the message. People believed enough to make this happen and to share with others. I appreciate it and will use this as I hope you will as well. Steve

illuminations44, posted on September 14, 2013

I always give everything the benefit of a doubt but this movie is really bad.

zager.linda, posted on September 14, 2013

Had a little trouble following what The Gift was, but in the end I think I figured it out. A different view of how we live, what we hold important and how we follow through with life.

brightwood, posted on May 18, 2013

A sweet, uplifting movie

SONYAF, posted on April 13, 2013

Not so much

JSDRUIDSHAMAN4, posted on January 16, 2013

The Gift is NOT a triumphant celebration of cinematic storytelling, or we are surely doomed. I gave it one star only because a ZERO star choice in not available.

RedcatMac, posted on January 6, 2013

Cute and quirky.

OzzyVetteChick, posted on January 6, 2013

I thought it was great the way the story was told. The only problem was it left the end hanging. The point was made but you don't get to see it followed through in the story. It also would have helped if it was one continual piece instead of broken into episodes.

RussG, posted on August 18, 2012

I loved it. It was a bit corny and yet deep at the same time. Well worth watching - maybe even a second time.

gemma, posted on June 8, 2012

very enjoyable,light and full of wisdom at the same time.full of hope and possibilities.

melissa3338, posted on August 25, 2016

Totally agree! Wish I'd seen your comment before I gave it a try.

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