(DVD Review) Finding Normal

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Norton

Finding Normal

Finding Normal



Title: Finding Normal

Producer: Anna Zielinski

Studio: PureFlix Entertainment

Release Date: 2013

Format: Netflix Streaming Video accessed 9/14/2014 (also available on DVD)

Length: 1 hour 20 minutes


Dr. Lisa Leland is use to a fast-paced life as a general surgeon in Los Angeles, and looking forward to getting married and slowing down by being a doctor on call for the rich in the Hamptons.  On her way to visit her fiancé, Lisa gets pulled over in the town of Normal, Louisiana, and, unable to pay her speeding ticket, is sentenced to three days of community service as a doctor to the townspeople.  Three days in the small town, meeting new people and experiencing a different way of life, cause Lisa to re-examine her views of life, work, faith, and love.


Rating (1 to 5)

5 out of 5 stars

Suggested Audience

Family-friendly, but especially suited for teens and adults.

Christian Impact

Lisa’s journey is an excellent example of how God works in each of us to use our gifts and bloom where we are planted.  Her journey will inspire anyone who has ever wanted or needed to slow down and rediscover their lost or hidden faith.

Elizabeth Norton works as a public librarian in Michigan where she also writes professional reviews for print publications and enjoys serving on book award committees.

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