The motion picture adaptation of Conversations with God, the best-selling series of books by Neale Donald Walsch, will debut in Minneapolis on September 24 in Minneapolis during an 18-city tour by the film’s producer/director Stephen Simon, joined by Walsch. The Continuum Center in Minneapolis will host that event.
class=”alignright”>Inaddition, prior to the film’s nationwide theatrical release on October 27,thousands of churches and spiritual groups from across the country will bepresenting sneak previews of the film during the weekend of October 20. A listof all sneak preview sites will be posted on the film’s website [www.cwgthemovie.com]in August.
Samuel Goldwyn Films and Fox Home Entertainment recently were announced as U.S. distributors of the film and video, Capri Films will handle the film’s Canadian theatrical and television distribution, and Lightning Entertainment will represent the film for international sales.
Starring Henry Czerny (The Pink Panther) and Ingrid Boulting (The Last Tycoon), Conversations is the true account of Walsch (played by Czerny), who went from an unemployed homeless man to an "accidental spiritual messenger" and author of the popular book series of the same name. Conversations With God, which spent nearly three years on the New York Times bestseller list, sold approximately 7 million copies in 34 languages and launched thousands of discussion groups around the world. Stephen Simon is best-known for producing many Hollywood films, including What Dreams May Come and Somewhere in Time.
Conversations With God is the first original film production of The Spiritual Cinema Circle [www.spiritualcinemacircle.com], a fast-growing DVD club that each month sends Circle subscribers four films that heal, inspire and transform our lives. Subscribers hail from 70 countries around the world.
Subscribers to Spiritual Cinema Circle will receive the feature film Conversations with God as part of its DVD package, as well as a documentary on the making of Conversations with God film.