God on Trial—PBS Masterpiece Contemporary

 
 
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rab
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27 December 2008 11:07
 

I heard excerpts of this today on Freethought Radio. It’s called God on Trial and here’s a synopsis:

Faced with the terrors of Auschwits, a group of prisoners puts God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Sir Antony Sher, Dominic Cooper, and Stellan Skarsgard all star in this riveting drama about believers and non-believers coming to terms with unprecedented evil.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/schedule/masterpiece_contemporary_schedule.pdf

 
 
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27 December 2008 16:13
 

This movie is awesome! It is not an atheist movie, it is a movie about people and faith, but I was still moved by it very much. I got to see online before it got shut down.

There is still a clip here.

http://dwindlinginunbelief.blogspot.com/2008/11/god-on-trial-rabbi-speaks.html

 
 
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27 December 2008 16:34
 

I watched this on the PBS a few weeks back.
This original teleplay takes place in pretty much one room and feels like it was a play written half a century ago… it’s well-written and well-acted, and hits on many of the points many on this forum have hit upon once or twice. Definitely worth watching when it pops up as a presentation on the masterpiece theatre.

 
 
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28 December 2008 02:15
 

Wow.

This is a very powerful movie.

I’d like to know how it ends. Do they all end up believing god works in mysterious ways?

Dom

 
 
 
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28 December 2008 06:46