'Heaven is For Real' based on a true story

KUSA - Heaven Is For Real is the inspirational story of family and faith based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent.

As a movie, it was a box-office hit and is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack & Digital HD.

It tells the true story of Todd Burpo, a small-town businessman whose young son, Colton, miraculously recovers from a near-death experience with vivid memories of his visit to Heaven.

The film stars Academy Award® nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good as It Gets, 1997), Academy Award® nominee Thomas Haden Church (Best Supporting Actor, Sideways, 2004), Kelly Reilly (Flight, Calvary) and Emmy® Award winner Margo Martindale (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, TV's "Justified," 2010).

Todd and Colton Burpo joined 9NEWS on Monday to discuss the movie.

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