#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Maria is 14 years old. Her family is part of a fundamentalist Catholic community. Maria lives her everyday life in the modern world, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to follow him, to become a saint and go to heaven – just like all those holy children she’s always been told about. So Maria goes through 14 stations, just like Jesus did on his path to Golgatha, and reaches her goal in the end. Not even Christian, a boy she meets at school, can stop her, even if in another world, they might have become friends, or even more. Left behind is a broken family that finds comfort in faith, and the question if all these events were really so inevitable. STATIONS OF THE CROSS is an indictment and, at the same time, the legend of a saint. It’s a story of religion, devotion and radical faith, and the film itself comes along just as radical as the subject matter, telling the story in only 14 fixed-angle long shots, allowing the viewer to contemplate the interactions on screen in an entirely different way than in a traditional film.
Plot: Maria finds herself caught between two worlds. At school this 14-year-old girl has all the typical teenage interests, but when she’s at home with her family she follows the teachings of the Society of St. Paul and their traditionalist interpretation of Catholicism. Everything that Maria thinks and does must be examined before God. And since the Lord is a strict shepherd, she lives in constant fear of committing some misconduct…
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It can be one sided
But it also can be seen as something completely different. The movie juggles both worlds and it actually succeeds in it. Also having found kid actors who fit the story and the way the movie is made is more than incredible. Obviously the religious tones might sound scary for some enlightening for others. What you make of it, will boil down to what you believe and what you see.
While that is up to the viewer to decide and there are some clichés you have to go through to get to the finale, the movie does so in a special style. It’s one set up per scene, which means the camera man seems to have the easiest job of his life. Set the camera, roll and let the actors do the rest. As you can imagine the scenes are a couple of minutes long, so not only did the actors have to learn their lines thoroughly, they also had to perform in one take! Not an easy task indeed. If the camera were ever to movie it would have a huge impact … but does it and if so what is it telling us? You’ll have to watch this very intriguing project and make your own mind up about things …
A Strong Film but Certainly Not “Catholic”
Another mis-understanding of the schismatic and excommunicated “Congregation of St Pius XII” which is NOT a Catholic organisation. Rejecting the reforms of Vatican II, this group (which includes Mr. Mel Gibson who builds her own churches!) considers all Popes after Pius XII invalid and heretics.
Other than that, it is a solid movie but without the “Catholic” stuff, it would me nothing.
Original Language de
Runtime 1 hr 50 min (110 min)
Director Dietrich Brüggemann
Writer Anna Brüggemann, Dietrich Brüggemann
Actors Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Florian Stetter
Country Germany, France
Awards 9 wins & 8 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital (5.1)
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format DCP