“Secret Sunshine”: Best Depiction of Evangelical Christianity?

Darren Hughes calls Secret Sunshine “the truest depiction of evangelical Christianity I’ve seen on film.”

Victor Morton doesn’t quite agree. (You have to scroll down for his review.)

And J. Robert Parks has mixed feelings about it. …

GreenCine Daily has even more reviews of the film from Toronto and from Cannes.

 

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Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.

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    I suspect I’ll be asked to defend that statement quite a bit over the next few months, as more and more people see Secret Sunshine. ;)


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