Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Into Great Silence

A film exploring the beauty of austerity with passionate rigour. It reminded me a lot of Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' in terms of style, but the religious sensibility was (obviously) foregrounded. A film to meditate in and on, rather than chat about - although the privy council gathered for it found it good to chat about.

There is an interesting interview with the director here.

There was such a sense of joy by the end of the film. There were many images that captured that sense - but this was one of them:

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