The Brand New Testament


Director: Jaco Van Dormael
Stars: Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, François Damiens


Tue 24 May 7.30pm      Book Now

Duration: 113 mins

AGE Rating: Cert 15
Adults £7

 
 

In French/German with sub-titles 

 

testament_300In Jaco van Dormael’s peppy, inventive comedy, everyone gets a text message from the Almighty, while “JC”’s sister gathers a gang of disciples.

What’s best is that through it all Van Dormael maintains a blazing storytelling momentum and a highly creative visual scheme.

Everyone on Earth is ultimately doomed, but this is a vision of optimism, of people being given the opportunity to help one another and doing it with tenderness.

If you can get past the initial blasphemy, you’ll find a highly moral film.

 

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