“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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  • longpauses

    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. ;)