Fireproof

Fireproof is the story of firefighter Captain Caleb Holt (Kirk Cameron from Growing Pains) who after seven years of marriage to his wife, Catherine (Erin Bethea), is seeing their relationship fail. As they prepare to file for divorce, Caleb's father challenges his son to commit to a 40-day test called, "The Love Dare." Caleb starts it, and, after several weeks on it, becomes frustrated with having his efforts rejected. Caleb learns he needs to put his faith in God to save his marriage. But, he is unsure if it's too late to "fireproof" his marriage.

After seeing the trailer for this film, I was eager to see it. I also was really moved to hear that they had to do some creative
manoeuvering to honour Kirk Cameron's promise to his real- life wife Chelsea Noble that he would never kiss another woman.

Christian actor Kirk Cameron asked movie bosses to cast his wife Chelsea as a smooching stand-in for his new film Fireproof, because he refused to kiss his onscreen wife.

In the movie, Cameron plays a firefighter battling to save his marriage to his wife, played by Erin Bethea. However the 37 year old had made a vow to Chelsea - his wife of 17 years and the mother of his six children - that he would never kiss another woman on or off-screen, so she was brought onto the set for a romantic scene.

Cameron explains, "In Fireproof, there is a romantic and touching scene where he (character) kisses his wife. Because I have a commitment not to kiss any other woman, my wife Chelsea came in to the set and wore the dress my character's wife wore. We shot the scene in silhouette, so when I kiss my wife, I'm actually kissing my wife and honoring our marriage." "It's a personal commitment I have made to my wife."

I thought this film was inspirational and recommend it heartily.

The "soundtrack" from the film:
Love is Not a Fight by Warren Barfield **
Slow Fade by Casting Crowns
While I'm Waiting by John Waller
Brighter Days by Leeland
This Is Who I Am by Third Day
plus video below "You Belong to Me"



Caleb is challenged by his father to do the "Love Dare"



Fireproof was the biggest-grossing indie movie of 2008.

Read more at Wikipedia or check out link at IMDB.






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