This week’s film is Amadeus
Rated R (Common Sense media OK for 12+)
“Spirituality in Film” Series
The Good Shepherd Baptist Church Spirituality in Film series is back! During the month of May we will be focusing on films with the overall theme of forgiveness.
Films will be:
Amadeus – Screen: Sat May 10 @ 7 PM – Discuss: Sun May 11 @ 9:30 AM
The Painted Veil – Screen: Sat May 17 @ 7 PM – Discuss: Sun May 19 @ 9:30 AM
Fireflies in the Garden – Screen: Sat May 24 @ 7 PM – Discuss: Sun May 26 @ 9:30 AM
All films will be screened on a Friday in Fellowship Hall and then discussed at the Sunday education hour. Films are generally available via Netflix and other online video providers. Some may be available to Comcast subscribers as on-demand.
Please come watch and discuss with us!
Amadeus-1984, rated R (Common Sense media OK for 12+)
F. Murray Abraham earned a Best Actor Oscar for his imperious performance as Antonio Salieri, a mediocre composer whose churlish young rival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce), wins immortality with his musical genius. Not happy to see his talent eclipsed, Salieri dons a disguise and deviously plots revenge, obsessed with muffling Mozart’s maddening laughter. Milos Forman’s masterful drama also won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director. (Netflix)
The Painted Veil-2006, rated PG-13
A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife. (IMDB)
2007 Independent Spirit Awards® Best Male Lead nominee: Edward Norton
Fireflies in the Garden-2008, rated R
In the wake of an unexpected family tragedy, novelist Michael Taylor (Ryan Reynolds) is forced to confront his fractured relationship with his father (Willem Dafoe) while dealing with painful memories of his mother (Julia Roberts), a woman who moved mountains to protect him. Emily Watson, Hayden Panettiere, Ioan Gruffudd and Carrie-Anne Moss also star in this semiautobiographical tale of rage and redemption from writer-director Dennis Lee. (Netflix)