Stolen Summer

Stolen summer is about an 8-year old Irish Catholic boy Pete O'Malley (Adi Stein) who lives with his family in Chicago of 1976. His mom visits church services regularly with the kids, his dad is a brave firefighter but a bit old-fashioned man, so when Pete's older brother wants to apply for a college, the father refuses to support it. He believes that a good job is the right thing and what counts in life and education is wasting of time, smoking Pot and drinking beer. Pete still attends an elementary school and he is a little hellion, so sister Leonora Mary, his teacher, is constantly telling him that he would end up in hell one day. However the small boy thinks about it and he doesn't want to end up in hell. So he brought up a plan how to avoid it. First, he asks his priest if by accepting a mission of saving someone else would help him not to go to hell and when the priest answers positively the boy acts.

Pete has heard that Jewish people cannot go to heaven, because Jewish people have different God who doesn't live in heaven, but there is a way how to change it. Converting a Jewish boy into Catholic would allow such a Jewish boy to go to heaven and save Pete from getting into hell as well. And here is Pete's new plan!

One day he meets rabbi Jacobsen (Kevin Pollak) and he tells him about his commitment. Rabbi is amused first, but then he agrees to allow the little boy to offer a free lemonade to Jewish people in front of a synagogue even though Jewish community is not much excited about a catholic boy offering services. Pete tries a lot, but with no results.

A few days later a rabbi's house is under the fire. The boy's father rescues Danny (Mike Weinberg), a rabbi's son. Pete soon befriends him and gets a great idea of converting him. Danny is terminally ill with leukemia and Pete offers him the quest of accomplishing a decathlon so Danny can enter heaven. One of the cutest part of the movie is when Pete is offering the solution to little Danny: "If you are interested, maybe I could help you to get to heaven." and Danny asks: "When can we start?"
Both boys enter a quest of ten trials and if Danny accomplishes them all, he would be allowed to enter heaven. Big adventure starts right here.

The movie tells us another story besides a wonderful friendship of two boys. The boys also show to their parents what is the value of friendship and the power of a family. Both fathers are those who need a lesson the most. At first, they do not like each other much, because of the differences of their religion, but soon their young sons teach them how to get over it.

Stolen summer was originally created as the 12-part HBO miniseries "Project Greenlight" which finally was made into a movie, one of the most beautiful family drama. I love this movie and I strongly recommend it. It is a gentle and funny masterpiece worth owning it.

Screen shots:

preview1 preview2 preview3 preview4 preview5 preview6
preview7 preview8 preview9 preview10 preview11 preview12
preview13 preview14 preview15 preview16

If you like this movie about two small boys, purchase it Buy Here
By purchasing this movie, you would help donate to children with leukemia. Thank you.

Rating: ★★★★★ 

31 Responses to “Stolen Summer”

  1. Says:

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts about children.

  2. Says:

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  3. Odessa Says:

    You could certainly see your enthusiasm in the article
    you write. The sector hopes for more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to say
    how they believe. At all times follow your heart.

  4. pink sheets Says:

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on children. Regards

  5. convert pdf ke jpg Says:

    convert pdf to jpg website

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  6. Tech blog websites Says:

    check out this one from

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  7. Your Dream Websites Review Says:

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on children. Regards

  8. Says:

    I believe what you said was actually very logical. However, think on this, what if you
    composed a catchier title? I am not suggesting your information isn't good, however what if
    you added a post title that makes people desire more?

    I mean Stolen Summer | About this Boy is kinda boring.

    You should look at Yahoo's front page and watch how they create post headlines to get people to open the links.
    You might add a video or a picture or two to grab readers interested about what you've written. In my opinion, it might bring your posts a little livelier.

  9. botox gummy smile cost Says:

    Botox on neck before and after

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  10. wholesale nfl jerseys Says:

    wholesale nfl jerseys

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  11. NuRadiance Lift Review Says:

    Hiya very nice website!! Guy .. Excellent ..
    Superb .. I'll bookmark your website and take the feeds also...I am satisfied to seek out numerous helpful info here within the
    put up, we want work out more techniques on this regard,
    thanks for sharing.

  12. read more on Elie`s official blog Says:

    read more on Elie`s official blog

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  13. Sheri Says:

    Terima kasih blog ini memberikan info menarik yang dibutuhkan oleh orang banyak.

    Termasuk saya juga dapat manfaatnya.

    My website id card design (Sheri)

  14. a Says:

    What's up, this weekend is pleasant for me, because this time i am reading this enormous informative
    article here at my residence.

  15. Servertoplist.Com Says:


    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  16. Directory Themixup 2's website Says:

    Directory Themixup 2's website

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  17. casino oyna Says:

    Excellent website. A lot of useful info here.

    I'm sending it to several friends ans also sharing in delicious.
    And obviously, thanks on your sweat!

  18. yasal kumar siteleri Says:

    What a data of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious knowledge concerning unexpected feelings.

  19. Says:

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  20. shipping betta fish to U.S.A. Says:

    Betta fish can follow a number of different foods, and varying their diet will help enhance their lifespan. I always make an effort
    to feed my betta a combination of different betta pellets.

  21. how much does it Cost to file for Divorce in pa Says:

    how much does it Cost to file for Divorce in pa

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  22. Says:

    Quality articles is the important to be a focus for the people to go to see the web page, that's what this site is providing.

  23. daftar sbobet resmi Says:

    danilo, me cadastrei na sbobet, ai quando eu vou logar sou direcionado para a pagina da termos e condições, ai nao consigo sair daqui e ir pras apostas, como

  24. hair extensions Says:

    hair extensions

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  25. Tile Cleaning Says:

    Tile Cleaning

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  26. ginger root cinnamon Says:

    ginger root cinnamon

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  27. visit Gamingtopsites Says:

    visit Gamingtopsites

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  28. ????? Says:

    ??????????? ?????? ?? ?? ?? ????
    ??????? ?????? ??? 10??? 50% ????
    ??????? ?????? ??? 3??? 50% ????
    ????? pc???? ASIA CASINO?????? ?????.

    Feel free to visit my webpage ... ?????

  29. fixes system Says:

    Very interesting details you have mentioned, regards for posting.

    My page fixes system

  30. bryanwicks807.Wikidot.Com Says:


    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

  31. Painting tools Says:

    Painting tools

    Stolen Summer | About this Boy

Leave a Reply