Illusion“What if I could do my life over again?” This is the tantalizing question at the heart of ILLUSION, a new film starring the legendary actor Kirk Douglas. The award-winning movie tells the story of a once powerful but now ailing film director, who is visited by the ghost of a dear, departed friend. He plays movie scenes from the director’s life (called Akashic records), convincing him of the need to set things right after a lifetime of rejecting his only son. On his deathbed, he receives the gift of redemption… Very cool movie. My husband and I both thought it was fabulous. Just watch the trailer below.

During the month of May, you can get the Illusion DVD for free, along with nine other excellent films, just for joining the Spiritual Cinema DVD Club’s risk-free trial offer. (details follow)

More About Illusion

Michael A. Goorjian stars as Kirk Douglas’s son and also directs this movie. The plot flips and turns, offers suspense and true love. Douglas, the celebrated star of more than 80 films including SPARTACUS, gives the performance of a lifetime at age 88, despite suffering a stroke in 1996. Now age 90, Douglas says, “ILLUSION appealed to me because I found something spiritual in it. The man I played was not a very good guy throughout his life but he felt the need to do something good before he died. Playing this role was a great privilege.” Watch the Trailer below.

What is The Spiritual Cinema Circle?

It’s a DVD club specializing in uplifting, inspirational films. The Circle acquires features, shorts and documentaries from film festivals around the world. The Circle’s editors pick films that “stir the soul, expand the mind and help you feel better about being human”. Read an earlier review of the movie club here, in which I described some of the short films included in the monthly package. Subscribers never return DVD’s. The disks are theirs to keep and share with friends. The cost after the free-trial month, is $21 plus shipping for four films each month.

Free Trial Membership

Sign up in May and you’ll receiveyour first month of movies for free (Illusion and three short films) plus the bonus Soulmates Collection, featuring 6 heartwarming short films about the many faces of true love. That’s 10 films in all, a $50 value, as a gift for trying the service. They do require that you cover the cost of shipping ($6.95 for domestic orders, $9.95 for international orders).

The Soulmates Collection includes:

PAPER ROSES: Examines the circle of life, loves lost and loves found
DANCE WITH ME: Explores the key to lasting love
JILLIAN’S VANTAGE: A favorite spiritual love story here at the Circle
FLIRTING WITH DEATH: A man meets death, and she’s gorgeous!
BICYCLES AND RADIOS: Healing and love come when least expected
SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER: A magical love story… with a fun twist

To learn more and start your risk-free trial membership today, visit the Spiritual Cinema Circle.
Watch the film trailer of the must-see movie of the year, Illusion


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  1. The film title certainly poses an intriguing question. The thing is, if we’re supposed to evolve as human beings to feel happiness and contentment abut who and where we are, why do we still promote movies that instill feelings of regret? Something to ponder.

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