Rushville Republican

February 13, 2013

Movie preview: “Safe Haven”


Rated: PG-13 for thematic material involving threatening behavior, and for violence and sexuality

Running time: 1 hr 55 min

Cast: Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, Cobie Smulders

Plot: When a mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children. But dark secrets intrude on her new life with such terror that she is forced to rediscover the meaning of sacrifice, and rely on the power of love in this romantic thriller based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.