#93 in my list of the top 100 spiritually literate films is Doubt. In Doubt, Father Brendan Flynn tells us that “Doubt can be a bond as powerful and sustaining as certainty. When you are lost, you are not alone.” This belief becomes the crux of this story's conflict when he gets questioned about his … Continue reading Doubt (John Patrick Shanley, 2008, USA)
#94 in my list of the top 100 spiritually literate films is Dersu Uzala. A departure in style for Kurosawa, the story of Dersu Uzala is told through the eyes of a typographer named Captain Arseniev who is mapping a region of Siberia in the early 1900s. It is a true story which is based … Continue reading Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa, 1975, Russia)
Over the next number of months I will be counting down what I consider to be the top 100 spiritually literate films of all time. These are the films that have impacted me the most on a profound spiritual level. They have pushed my faith to new levels and driven my relationship with God into … Continue reading The Top 100 Spiritually Literate Films
A spiritually literate film is one which speaks of, symbolizes, or is able to interpret things of God in a profound way.