Friday, March 16, 2007

Diary of a Country Priest

What does it mean to have been a failure or a success?

Diary of a Country Priest is the journal of a young priest assigned to a hostile country parish. As his illness worsens to the point of incapacitating him he struggles with his faith and prayer life and continues to put the needs of others above his own. His isolation is heart-breaking. This movie is #5 on Arts and Faith's Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films.

We have the Criterion edition that has an audio commentary we have not yet listened to.

The movie is based on the book by the same name which I read and loved years ago.


1001Flicks has a review.

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