The Island’s Holy Fool

Faith and Film Friday: The Island Editor’s Note: This is the third review in our series, Faith and Film Friday. Read the whole series here. The title of this film warrants a disclaimer from the outset, especially to those avid … Continue reading

Repent: A Cry of Hope

In the opening scene, and recurring many times throughout the 2006 Russian film, The Island, a monk named Anatoly cries out in anguish over and over again, “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me.” He is tortured … Continue reading