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Thursday, 23 December 2010

We Might As Well Be Strangers...



Last night's episode of the BBC mini series Nativity where the tension betwixt Mary and Joseph is both at breaking point and breaking down as the awareness that Mary's innocence is true grows.

Despite the literary license used to flesh out the narrative, which Biblical purists find uncomfortable, I find it totally riveting, beautifully artistic, sensitively produced and, at times, intensely moving...

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2 comments:

Philip Ritchie said...

I agree.

Liz said...

Ah, found you again. My link to you doesn't work and banksy-boy takes me to another banksy boy!

I thought The Nativity was brill. And the final scenes where you see wise rich gentiles and poor ignorant jews at the manger (even if not biblically correct) stunning, really bringing home the message that Jesus is for everyone. And to imagine God as a baby ...