I’m grieved. This documentary sheds so much light on our present reality and the repetition of cultures response to racism. I watched this and am so sad to see history replay itself. Have learned nothing.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
A film about deep pain. Literal pain, experienced in a fight and the emotional pain of a broken family. Redemption comes when one is finally broken and all that is left is the soul of a man. Here, brothers break each other apart. Through UFC fighting they express the painful blows originally inflicted on each other throughout childhood, but only is exposed in the days before their big fight. The hurt is finally approached as these men come face to face with their pain.
“Why does this man speak like that? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?” (Mark 2:7, ESV)
Quickly setting up a theme that we are all Christ's priests, Daniel played by Bartosz Bielenia, as the false Father Thomas becomes a towns substitute shepherd after being released from prison. Though rejected from the seminary he stumbles himself into a role as a real priest. The alleged Fr. Thomas makes it hard for viewers to know if he is…