Heaven is for Real


1h 40m 2014

Brief Synopsis

Small-town businessman, pastor and volunteer firefighter Todd Burpo and his wife, Sonja, are struggling to make ends meet during a tough year. After their young son, Colton, undergoes emergency surgery, Todd and Sonja are overjoyed at the child's miraculous recovery. However, the Burpos are unprepared for what happens next -- Colton says that he went to heaven and back, and tells his parents things that he couldn't possibly know.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nebo nie je výmysel, Niebo istnieje... naprawde, O Céu Existe Mesmo, O Céu é de Verdade, cielo es real, paradiso per davvero
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
2014
Production Company
Colorworks ; Columbia Pictures ; Hammerhead Productions, Inc. ; Jeremy Milmine ; Lorne Bailey ; Nicolas Phillips ; Picturemill ; Roth Films ; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage ; Thayer Macinnis
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Entertainment One ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Releasing ; Sony Pictures Releasing International ; Ster-Kinekor ; United International Pictures ; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Small-town businessman, pastor and volunteer firefighter Todd Burpo and his wife, Sonja, are struggling to make ends meet during a tough year. After their young son, Colton, undergoes emergency surgery, Todd and Sonja are overjoyed at the child's miraculous recovery. However, the Burpos are unprepared for what happens next -- Colton says that he went to heaven and back, and tells his parents things that he couldn't possibly know.

Crew

Shelly Anthis

Other

Shelly Anthis

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kami Asgar

Supervising Sound Editor

Sue Baden-powell

Executive Producer

Sue Baden-powell

Unit Production Manager

Lorne Bailey

Cable Operator

Gary Barringer

Graphic Artist

Maria K. Battle

Assistant Director

Peter Baureiss

Painter

Tineka Becker

Casting Associate

Ryan Berzuk

Property Master

Matt Boswell

Song Performer

Michelle Boulet

Costume Supervisor

Steve Bowen

Colorist

Michael T Boyd

Costume Designer

Aaron Brager

Production Assistant

Lloyd Brandson

Scenic Artist

Mel Braun

Coach

Ranjani Brow

Looping Coordinator

Ernie Buck

Transportation Coordinator

Bryan Burns

Production Assistant

Tom Y Burns

Rerecording

Todd Burpo

Source Material

Anita Cannella

Foley Artist

Jayme Carr

Assistant

Minyoung Choi

Compositor

Daniel Chuba

Visual Effects Producer

John Clarke

Chief Lighting Technician

Jody Clement

Art Director

Caitlin Content

Compositor

Benjamin Cook

Sound Effects Editor

Nick Cotton

Casting Assistant

Paul Courchaine

Production Accountant

Robert Cribbett

Compositor

Mike Currie

Craft Service

Gloria Davies

Unit Publicist

Virgile Dean

Dolly Grip

Jon Doyle

Compositor

Derick Dressel

3-D Artist

Janelle Dufton

Craft Service

Danielle Dumesnil

Assistant Director

Michelle Eisenreich

Visual Effects Producer

Sean Elliott

Assistant Camera

Diana Fabas-pirie

Studio Teacher

William Ralph Featherston

Song

Conroy Finnigan

Grip

Allen Fraser

Still Photographer

Mathias Frodin

Compositor

Chad Giesbrecht

Dresser

Joss Glenne-smith

Song Performer

Nick Glennie-smith

Song

Nick Glennie-smith

Music

Seth Glennie-smith

Song Performer

Adoniram Gordon

Song

Elspeth Grafton

Script Supervisor

Spiro Grant

Assistant Camera

Arv Greywal

Production Designer

Jeff Gross

Foley Mixer

Benoit Groulx

Music

Wes Grycki

Grip

Kim Hamin

Other

Kim Hamin

On-Set Dresser

Tamara Harland

Production Assistant

Jim Heber

Casting

Lucy Herrera

Production Accountant

Ashley Hirt

Assistant

Wendy Hoffmann

Looping Coordinator

Patrick Hogue

Film Lab

Inseok Hwang

Compositor

Sunho Hwang

Compositor

Sheila Jaffe

Casting

T.d. Jakes

Producer

Chris Jenkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Chris Jenkins

Other

Ron Jennings

Transportation

Leon Johnson

Production Sound Mixer

Katelynd Johnston

Assistant Costume Designer

Changhee Jung

Compositor

Liam Karp

Production Assistant

Suzie Katayama

Music

Katrina Kim

Visual Effects Coordinator

Sejung Kim

Compositor

Seokjun Kyoung

3-D Artist

Phyllis Laing

Coproducer

Phyllis Laing

Other

Mark Larry

Sound Effects Editor

Kyungjin Lee

Compositor

Min Hee Lee

Compositor

Seungyong Lee

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dan Levitan

Visual Effects Supervisor

Isaac Lipstadt

Visual Effects Coordinator

Howard London

Adr Mixer

Thayer Macinnis

Cable Operator

Michael Macpherson

Assistant Production Coordinator

Stephen Maier

Camera Operator

Eric Mancha

3-D Artist

Shira Mandel

Compositor

Pota Manolakos

Other

Pota Manolakos

Accounting Assistant

Alex Martinez

Assistant Camera

Tamara J Mauthe

Production Coordinator

Brian May

Song

Sean Mccormack

Supervising Sound Editor

Steve Mcguire

Transportation Captain

Laird Mcmurray

Special Effects Coordinator

Dan Mellitz

Compositor

Samuel L. Mercer

Executive Producer

Crystal Mikoluff

Payroll Accountant

Kimberly Mikoluff

Travel Coordinator

Bill Mills

Key Grip

Michael Mills

Makeup

Jeremy Milmine

Cable Operator

Zoe O'brien Moran

Production Assistant

Jamie Lou Morneau

Art Department Coordinator

Doug Morrow

Makeup

Mark Motoch

Generator Operator

Christophe Nachtigall

Grip

Shin Nam

Visual Effects Producer

Bernard Narvey

Location Manager

Eric Neufeld

Sound

John Newton

Song

Satoshi Noguchi

Music

Dean A O'dell

Set Designer

Erin Oakley

Adr Editor

Lesley Oswald

Unit Production Manager

Chris Parker

Screenplay

Nancy Parker

Foley Artist

Andrew Pedley

Video Assist/Playback

Mark Perzely

Assistant Editor

Nicolas Phillips

Cable Operator

Ed Preston

Special Effects Coordinator

T'ai Pu

Chief Lighting Technician

Wesley James Reid

Grip

Will Riley

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Robert Robinson

Song

Karl Rogovin

3-D Artist

George F. Root

Song

Sacha Rosen

Boom Operator

Joe Roth

Producer

Peter Rotter

Music Contractor

Dimitrius Sagriotus

Production Assistant

Catharina Saites

Hair

Julian Saray

Key Rigging Grip

Melizah Schmidt

Hair Stylist

Lauren Scott

Assistant

Dean Semler

Director Of Photography

Wondae Seo

Compositor

Sebastian Shepard

Post-Production Assistant

Steve Shewchuk

Set Decorator

Sean Skene

Stunt Coordinator

Brian Smith

Construction Coordinator

Christine Solberg

Assistant

Larry Spittle

Art Director

Katharina Stieffenhofer

Greensman

Mark Stratton

Property Master

Emily Stricker

Production Assistant

Jason Sullivan

Dolly Grip

Chelsea Sumter

Production Assistant

Cliff Sumter

Assistant Location Manager

Angella Szynkowski

Software Engineer

Alisha Talbot

Makeup

Justin Tocher

Grip

Tim Tuchrello

Assistant Sound Editor

Lynn Vincent

Source Material

Andrew Wallace

Coproducer

Andrew Wallace

Other

Cullen Wallace

Assistant

Randall Wallace

Song

Randall Wallace

Screenplay

Randall Wallace

Writer

Emily Wallin

Assistant Editor

Diane Warren

Song

Angela Wells

Costumer

Peter Wilke

Camera Operator

Derrick Williams

Executive Producer

John D Williams

Costumer

Kim Winther

Assistant Director

Kim Winther

Coproducer

Kim Winther

Other

Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz

Music Editor

Tyler Woeste

Assistant Camera

Clare Herbert Woolston

Song

John Wright

Film Editor

John Wyeth

Song

Derek Zavada

Software Engineer

Dean A. Zupancic

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Dean A. Zupancic

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Nebo nie je výmysel, Niebo istnieje... naprawde, O Céu Existe Mesmo, O Céu é de Verdade, cielo es real, paradiso per davvero
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
2014
Production Company
Colorworks ; Columbia Pictures ; Hammerhead Productions, Inc. ; Jeremy Milmine ; Lorne Bailey ; Nicolas Phillips ; Picturemill ; Roth Films ; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage ; Thayer Macinnis
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Entertainment One ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Releasing ; Sony Pictures Releasing International ; Ster-Kinekor ; United International Pictures ; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia