Friday, September 5, 2014

Flyby Review: The Identical Soundtrack

The Identical opened in theaters tonight!

I have not yet had a chance to see it, but I am looking forward to watching the movie that has been called excellent, redemptive, and inspiring.

I have had the privilege of reviewing a signed copy of the soundtrack for the movie.
THE IDENTICAL ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK SAMPLER features 12 of the 20 original songs by Jerry Marcellino and Yochanan Marcellino from the film. Including “Your Love’s Keepin’ Me Tonight,” “City Lights,” “Angel of Mine,” “Everybody Knows It” and “Nashville Tonight."
The original songs for the movie were a fun mix whose style hearkened back to the 1950s setting of the film.  I enjoyed reviewing the soundtrack, and it made me more anxious to see the movie!

About the movie:
The IDENTICAL tells the compelling story of twin brothers unknowingly separated at birth during the Great Depression. DREXEL HEMSLEY becomes an iconic 50’s rock ’n’ roll star, while RYAN WADE (Blake Rayne) struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father. The Reverend Wade (Ray Liotta) and his wife (Ashley Judd) are sure their adopted son has been gifted and called by God to be a preacher. But Ryan challenges his parent’s vision for his life, and unflinchingly chooses to launch his own music career with his best friend (Seth Green). Encouraged by his wife (Erin Cottrell) and employer (Joe Pantoliano), Ryan embarks on an unpredictable, provocative path - performing the legendary music of Drecel Hemsley in sold out venues all across the country. As the brothers destinies tragically collide, Ryan discovers that Drexel is his identical twin which leads him to question everything he’s ever believed about God, family, and his own identity.
Since I was adopted and have only met a few of my biological siblings in my adult life, I really enjoy these stories of nature vs. nurture and family mystery.

Want a free copy of the soundtrack?  Comment here or on my Facebook page for a chance to win!  Winners will be drawn one week from today, on Friday, September 12.  If you have seen the movie, include your thoughts about the movie in your comments!

Check out the official movie website here:
Be sure to share the trailer, which can be found here:
*If you’re interested in getting some friends together to see THE IDENTICAL, we have a group ticket opportunity

Happy viewing!  :-)

Disclaimer:  I received a free copy of this CD in exchange for a fair review.  No other compensation was given, and all opinions are my own.

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