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...]