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The Shack

is a 2017 American psychological drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and written by John Fusco , based on the 2007 novel of the same name by William P. Young .The film stars Sam Worthington , Octavia Spencer , Graham Greene , Radha Mitchell , Alice Braga and Tim McGraw .

Filming began on June 8, 2015, in Vancouver , Canada. The film was released in the United States on March 3, 2017, and has grossed $89 million worldwide.

Mackenzie ("Mack") Phillips suffered physical and emotional abuse as a child at the hands of his drunken father. He witnessed similar abuse of his mother as well. There is the implication that as a 13-year-old boy he attempted to poison his father with strychnine . Whether he succeeded in killing the man is not entirely clear, although subsequent events suggest that he was. But as an adult he has a bountiful life with his wife, Nan, and their three children: Kate, Josh and Missy.

Mack's life is shattered, however, when their youngest child Missy disappears during a camping trip while he is saving Kate and Josh during a canoeing accident. The police determine Missy is the victim of a serial killer after finding her torn dress and blood in a vacant cabin. Kate blames herself for Missy's death because of her own reckless behavior in causing the canoe accident in the first place. The tragedy derails Mack's faith and life until the onset of Winter when he receives an unstamped, typewritten note in his mailbox. The surrounding snow is devoid of any incriminating tracks. The message is signed "Papa" (which was Missy's name for God) and invites him to meet at the cabin.

Thinking this may possibly be an opportunity for meeting and capturing or killing the serial killer, Mack drives himself there and, finding the ruined cabin cold and desolate and empty, is overcome with frustration, rage and an almost irresistible impulse to turning his handgun on himself. But he suddenly encounters a mysterious trio of strangers who invite him to stay at their well-furnished, cozy little house that is situated just down the path and, oddly, in the midst of a beautiful, sunshiny, summertime wilderness.

The trio of strangers gradually reveal their identities. The purpose of their invitation is to first help him to better understand his life as seen from a much broader context or higher perspective. This realization helps free him from an inclination to pass judgment upon himself as well as upon everyone else who crosses his path. It is from that new starting point that he may then continue his long, slow journey into healing for himself and his family and forgiveness for himself as well as for those who have grievously harmed him and his loved ones.

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