But impact wise in a film, it gives the story more bones to work with. Not a typical war movie and that is what makes it refreshing. In hindsight, having David be a cop, makes the movie less believable in many ways. Amber Midthunder and Brett Zimmerman onlymine netflix How Was the Movie? A year later, the story would be published as a book with the same title. There were various scenes when Julie should have been obviously frustrated and upset, and Dillon was unable to successfully portray that emotion.
But Robbie and Jimmy ask for one more day, Christmas, together. The guys name is Brian and he got 55 years for attempted kidnapping and, use of a firearm to commit a felony. The conflict of the movie presents itself slowly through the many overprotective, ugly actions that David completes. At the age of nineteen, Laura was kidnapped and shot by her ex-boyfriend. Between the scalding heat of the day and the freezing cold of the night, if Sergeant Stevens wants to survive, he must fight not only the mighty forces of nature but also the greatest adversary of them all: himself.
Somehow though, I found it entirely watchable. Netflix has the first series of , with choose-your-path episodes with Bear Grylls. Then, Julie encounters David in her backyard garden with a rake, refusing to leave until he successfully pressures her into discussing their argument with him. Maybe it lacks gang-ho violence and that's why it only gets a 6. Much to Davids utter represhension, he turns up almost beating the door down and requests kindly that he always know where she is. She definitely didn't get up and exact revenge on her stalker right away. This is the type of movie that panders to the lowest common denominator of people watching NetFlix movies on a chilly Friday night.
I would put this movie in the same category as Castaway or Papillon. The saddest part is that the actors and actresses do such a bad job with it that it's next to impossible to get invested in the story. Most of this story is fictional. The judge told him he was a bully and a coward for shooting a 20 year old 3 times. Kind of like my secret habit of watching daytime soaps, the drama man, the drama is good.
Next, an upsetting fact is that Only Mine argues that it is based upon the true story of Laura Kucera. Stoic and resigned during the process, Robbie finally breaks down when he is alone and sees the tree outside the homestead where his father had carved the names of all of the children into the bark. Hardly showed any of their relationship or them getting to know each other. For example, the chief of the police station thinks of David as a son. Robert first works for a logging camp as a lumberjack. Of all the information I could find of the original person, Laura Kucera, they were not boyfriend and girlfriend. In any case both the fictional and real person lay out in the cold for four days.
I would rather have Fran Drescher sing me to sleep than ever watch a film like this again. The stalker in real life was not a police officer, and was not killed by the girl as they claim in the movie. The protagonist in Only Mine is Julie Dillon—played by Amber Midthunder. First, Julie discovers that David let himself into her house and was sitting on her couch waiting for her to come home from work—he was voicing his distress and annoyance that her shift ended an hour prior to her arrival. There are ways to embellish a movie based on a true story and still have it be entertaining See Alpha Dog. If the movie had been more interesting, I would probably look up the backstory that this was based on. Synopsis Tormented and left for dead by a scorned lover, a woman finds the strength within herself to recover and retaliate against her abuser.
As the beginning scene approaches its conclusion, the girl painfully collapses onto the ground, and you are left wondering one last detail: will she live? Beautiful cinematography, thought-provoking and well acted. The plot of the movie begins when Julie meets a newly-hired cop: David Barragan—played by Brett Zimmerman. After three months and six days in the desert, one single moment of hesitation is enough to blow the entire mission, and now Sergeant Stevens is stranded in a hostile guerrilla territory all alone, and to make matters worse, with his left foot on an active mine. Julie and David meet when David, a small town cop, pulls Julie over for speeding. It starts with him being in her house prior to her arrival home and, giving her a present that seems meaningful to him. It was made obvious to viewers that Julie and David instantly were attracted to each other; therefore, at the conclusion of this scene, viewers could easily predict that Julie and David would eventually blossom into a couple. The Eunsons are prospering and happy until little Kirk is diagnosed with.
Julie eventually realizes that her relationship with David was not healthy, and the true conflict presented itself when she attempted to break up with him. The story moves along at the pace of a freight train, pinning Julie under it. Julie resides with just her mother and keeps in frequent contact with her best friend Suzanne. I still liked this one, and I liked the folklore element added by the mother in the film about internal strength. The stalker in real life sure as hell didn't shoot the police chief, either. Afterthought: I read into the real story a little bit after writing this, and I realized just how much creative liberties they took with the story.
It begins a little rushed but gets straight to the good stuff instead of drawing the story out. Amber Midthunder plays Julie Dillon The Real Julie Dillon The real life information used to propel this film is scant. When warning signs begin to ring, Julie breaks it off with the young cop, but will he leave her alone? From what I understand this movie is based on a true story. The boy recovers, but the goodbye kiss Kirk gave his Dadda before his departure proves fatal, and Robert succumbs. Therefore, I believe that it would be more fitting to state that the movie is inspired by a true story. Maaaaaaan, this movie blows so badly.
He lets her off with a warning and you get the impression they like each other. This story is based on a true-life story set in Wisconsin, based on an article The Day They Gave Babies Away by and his wife, , which first appeared in the December 1946 issue of. Somewhat similar to the way the detective followed David to the scene of the crime perhaps? But the person behind the inspiration for this film is Laura Kucera. Mamie and Kirk are quarantined while Robert takes the other children away. Against the harsh environment, without water, the sergeant must stay glued to the spot and use his Marine training, his resourcefulness and his perseverance for the next 52 hours until a convoy arrives in his area. The exteriors of the film were filmed in , and , Oregon.