Take it for what it’s worth, but speaking as a bachelor, if there is a greater movie about marriage than Roberto Rossellini’s Journey to Italy (1954) floating around out there in filmdom, then I haven’t seen it. The Flowers of St. Francis (Closed April 06, 2007) | New York City - Buy tickets and see show information. 1,893 films watched. In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of the People’s Saint: humility, compassion, faith, and sacrifice.
#293 The Flowers of St. Francis 1950 // Italy // Roberto Rossellini Criterion Collection (LINK) / Letterboxd (LINK) THE FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS has been heralded as one of the greatest films on spirituality and faith, and beloved by Christian and Catholic alike. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950) February 18, 2015 / Jordan Brooks / 0 Comments Much like the monks around which it is centered, Roberto Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis … Watched by Mohammadreza Mousavi. Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis’s time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery… Add a review? However, The Flowers of St. Francis is in part so effective because it is so sincere. The Flowers of St. Francis 1950 Diogo Serafim ★★★★★ never has spiritual life been so physical: rain falling over our heads, a warm sun, a cold breeze or a waterfall drowning our speech. The Flowers of St. Francis.
Links: Social Media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Letterboxd: Ciao, Criterion Channel! Favorites: School of Rock (2003). This episode features some news updates (including the Criterion Channel launch) and an audio essay on Roberto Rossellini's The Flowers of St. Francis, discussing its portrayal of the saint and his ideologies, plus the cultural context in which his story unfolds. The Flowers of St. Francis 1950.
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