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Francis of Assisi (part 1) – Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis

Francis of Assisi was a complex character, who has been too often imagined as the sweet and gentle fool delighting in the singing of birds. In reality, he was a radical and uncompromising figure, and yet also compassionate and pragmatic. … Continue reading

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Whistle down the wind – faith & innocence

The first 30-40mins of the film Whistle down the wind are superb. It is a wonderful portrayal of childhood innocence. It is the story of two children finding a man in their barn and believing he’s Jesus. The innocent and naïve … Continue reading

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