A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
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Friday, November 18, 2005

"A film that is more like a meditation..."

Many have been talking about "Into Great Silence" - a reverent documentary about the Carthusians (my heroes from afar).

It is "the first film ever about life inside the Grande Chartreuse: the mother house of the legendary Carthusian Order in the French Alps."

"There is no music except the chants in the monastery."

There are "no interviews, no commentaries, no extra material."

It is "a film on awareness, absolute presence, and the life of men who devoted their lifetimes to God in the purest of form."

The above quotes are taken from the Bavaria Film International website, which also has a a version of the trailer with English titles.

The film's own website has great reviews and pictures.

Hat tip: Notes of a Thirst Scribe