Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Passion of Joan

12:30 tonight on TCM.  Hope I can stay up that late...

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Cinematic inspiration, using the exact dialogue from St. Joan's trial.  Asked "Since you are sure of your salvation, you have no need of the Church? Are you in a state of grace?"  They had her set up for a confession of heresy.

Great acting, then Joan replies..."If I am, may God keep me there...if I am not, may God grant it to me!"

A Stephen moment re-enacted on film.  May God grant me the same grace in my own moment of trial.

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