Archives for September 2, 2007

Rod Dreher on “Into Great Silence”

It's been a few weeks since I included any more raves here for the year's most important and memorable film so far.So here we go...Rod "Crunchy Con" Dreher discovers Into Great Silence. It is an amazing film -- in fact, this is probably the closest anybody will ever come to embodying prayer on film. ... This beautifully shot film forces you to pay attention to the tiniest things: the way the light falls on a bowl of fruit, the sound of a monk's scissors on rough fabric as he prepares a … [Read more...]