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A Talk With Ryne Douglas Pearson
Knowing More About the Story

“John has in essence not lost his faith completely,” says Knowing screenwriter Ryne Pearson of his story’s hero; “he is just is completely unsure of how things could happen to this point with God. You know, how could he lose his wife? How could his son be left alone with him? And he’s starting at that point. So I wonder and question, what was he like before? Was he closer to his father? Did he have a relationship with God and had he lost that? And so from that point forward where we start the movie, you know, I’m anticipating that he’s sort of almost at the down side of the hill and is now going to have to climb the next hill to get back to where he wants to be or should be.”