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God's Compass (2016)

| Drama | 2016 (USA)
On the night Suzanne Waters celebrates her retirement, she is faced with a series of crisis she could not have imagined.


Stephan Schultze

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Credited cast:
Karen Abercrombie ... Suzanne Waters
T.C. Stallings ... David Waters
Jazelle Foster ... Jessica Waters
Joey Ibanez ... Eli
Henry W. Laster Henry W. Laster ... Lecture Attendee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Amaya ... Pastor Jones
David Avance David Avance ... Dr. Greenberg
Thomas Lee Baker Thomas Lee Baker ... Judge (as Tom Baker)
Rachel Behrmann Rachel Behrmann ... Kalvin's Mom
Erin Bethea ... Debra Carr
Spase Bonev Spase Bonev ... Crowd member
Dustin Bowles Dustin Bowles ... Young Isaac
Tyrique Bowles Tyrique Bowles ... Young David
Don Brooks Don Brooks ... Pastor Stevens
Hailey Carter Hailey Carter ... Crowd member


On the night Suzanne Waters celebrates her retirement, she is faced with a series of crisis she could not have imagined.

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Release Date:

2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Kompass Gottes See more »

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Lynchburg, Virginia, USA See more »

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The courthouse scene was filmed at the Campbell County Courthouse in Rustburg, Virginia. See more »


A main plot point of the film involves Joey Ibanez as a 16 year old delinquent and problems he faces due to his age. He is clearly far older than that, having appeared 7 years earlier as a police officer in Big Night. His 2018 "ExploreTalent" modeling profile lists his age as 34, making him 32 as of the film's 2016 release date. At one point, his character makes a comment that he doesn't plan on reaching age 30. He was only 7 years younger than T.C. Stallings, who would become his adopted father. See more »


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Should've had a different title
13 December 2016 | by scottshirey-877-567866See all my reviews

God's Compass is basically a story about a woman who decides to take custody of a troubled juvenile to save him from jail and help him in the right direction. That's the only connection to the title I can think of. Everything else about a compass seemed awkward and without any practical application. But if you can forget about that, it was actually a good movie. It had a good story, good script, good acting, and a happy ending. Sometimes we don't know the reasons why we are led to make certain decisions. In this movie, Mrs. Waters eventually finds out why. Jazelle Foster and Joey Ibanez, (who do not appear on the front cover of the DVD) gave exceptional performances. I think that they both have a bright future in the entertainment industry.

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