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- Jan Komasa
- Poland, France
- International Competition
Twenty-year-old Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation while incarcerated in a youth detention center. He feels a calling to the priesthood, but his criminal record makes following his vocation impossible. On work-release, he is mistaken for an itinerant clergyman, a role he embraces with relish. Soon, he is filling in at a small parish, but will his unconventional teachings help heal the community reeling from a terrible tragedy or tear them further apart?
“Themes of salvation and sacrifice, damnation, retribution and redemption will make this too Catholic for some art house tastes, […] But there’s visual command and a compelling intimacy to the storytelling, plus intellectual engagement in the reflection on who gets to claim nearness to God.”
Special GuestsScheduled to attend: Director Jan Komasa
International Competition Program Patron
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation
Friday, October 25, 2019
-   116 minutes
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States