I am re blogging this post in honor of the Oscars tomorrow. Films are my salvation and frankly we all can benefit from all forms of inspirational art. Bless you oh mighty Neptune for your gifts of the cinema.
With love, litebeing
In honor of the Oscars, I had to showcase some of my favorite spiritually themed films. Some of my choices are more obscure, and therefore less well-known. A few are controversial (big surprise!) while others are more mainstream, crowd pleasers.
Here’s an alphabetical list with my brief critiques below, enjoy!
Bee Season (2005)
This movie stars Richard Gere who mentors his daughter while his family falls apart. It was adapted from the book Bee Season about a young girl’s quest to win a spelling bee. It is a tale about both mysticism and alienation.
The Blue Bird ( 1940)
I first stumbled onto this Shirley Temple feature as a child and was mesmerized by this story about the search for the bluebird of happiness. The way in which the future was characterized was both otherworldly and heart wrenching The memory of this magical realm stayed with me for years and was just as captivating during…
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