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Film: Two Suns in the Sky

Post  Erodius on Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:30 pm




This is an old Greek movie from 1991. It tells the story of a Christian cleric at the time of the reign of emperor Theodosius when Christianity had only recently become the state-sponsored religion.

It explores the relationships between the state church and other religious groups, and follows the story of the cleric as he becomes obsessed with a semi-divine actor named Timotheos, and with finding the last Bacchic congregations of Thrace.

It is an absolutely stunning film; bringing to life the world of Late Antiquity.

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Re: Film: Two Suns in the Sky

Post  Out of Phlegethon on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:42 pm

This looks great! I'll definitely watch it in the next few days.
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