Faith in Foreign Films
There are several foreign language films that have been used widely in church and film discussion circles. I thought I would highlight the main ones. I note that in terms of classification, the government site is helpful in providing the classification and also reasons for its classification: http://www.classification.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx
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Pastors in Film
Peter Bentley reviews two Christian films out on DVD (Billy: The Early Years, and The Holy Roller), and a secular film (The Sessions) - all with a common theme, namely exploring or illustrating the role of the pastor or minister. The Christian Films are available from your local Christian bookstore or Heritage HM: Click here
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The Master - Paul Thomas Anderson
Peter Bentley considers the latest film from director Paul Thomas Anderson (including a comment on Magnolia)
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The Grace Card - review
Peter Bentley reviews the Christian film, The Grace Card, now available on DVD and available for purchase from Christian retailers.
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Suing the Devil - review
Peter Bentley reviews the Christian filmSuing the Devil; a film made partly in Sydney with many local actors.
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A very Courageous Heart
Peter Bentley considers the Hallmark hall of Fame film about Irene Sendler, a Catholic social worker who helped save Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto.
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Peter Bentley reviews the Oscar winning film The Artist. Is silence really golden?
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When Love is Not Enough
Peter Bentley reviews the Hallmark film about Al-Anon, and relates this to an early Denzel Washington film License to Kill (1984).
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Peter Bentley reviews the popular and award-winning film Red Dog (now well-known as the Pilbara Wanderer).
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The Iron Lady
Peter Bentley examines the sometimes controversial pyschodrama about Margaret Thatcher.
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