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House of Sand (Casa de Areia)

Reviewed on Dec 15 2006

Taking place in the desolate sand dunes of Brazil, this film follows the life of 3 generations of women who, by fate, end up living in this land where escaped slaves also live, fighting the elements for survival. It shows how people can survive, even in the midst of tribulation, and make a life for themselves. Some special souls seem to be able to accept the blows in life, which often can cripple a person's capacity to want to survive. This story is about continued courage and hope: where...
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Anna and the King

Reviewed on May 13 2004

Anna and the King was a beautiful film of a venture into a culture different from the mainstream even then–Siam, 1862.  The beauty of the monarch was hindered by the fact that he could not do the right thing when the right thing was necessary.  This is why Divine Administration is needed–so those who are ruled do not make wrong decision over the rulers.  A ruler should not be helpless to do the right thing. When that happens, you could have a ...
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