The film focuses on Mack Phillips, who after suffering a family tragedy,spirals into a deep depression that causes him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.
Oscar winner and current Oscar nominee Octavia Spencer has some big shoes to fill playing God in the film.
Journalist Bonnie Laufer Krebs @movi_boni spoke with Octavia in Los Angeles about playing the role and how working on the film affected her on a personal level. Take a look below.