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the power and the passion,
This review is from: The Gospel According To St. Matthew  [DVD] (DVD)
This was the film that got me into film 40 years ago.I still vividly recall the effect it had on me all those years ago, and I named my firstborn Matthew in tribute. I am a faith-free person however, and had not seen the film since I was 16, until now. It retained all its power and passion, despite being monochrome and subtitled. The music is inspired, the acting always strong, and the direction unquestionably emotional, conjuring love and fear. For an atheist this has been a devotional experience, and a reminder of film as it should be, raw, brave, humane.
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Initial post: 1 Feb 2012 13:29:20 GMT
Last edited by the author on 1 Feb 2012 13:31:16 GMT
"Faith-free"! I like it! :-) That's what I'll use from now on. Thanks!
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