Author Topic: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?  (Read 842 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline psalm110

  • Elder
  • *****
  • Posts: 371
  • Orthodox Christian
The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« on: January 12, 2013, 03:16:13 AM »

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0851577/

Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.

Wondering if anyone has seen it and can help me, how was he forgiven at the end ?.

Offline 88Devin12

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,180
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Antioch
Re: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2013, 04:00:18 AM »
Check tag below

Offline mike

  • Filthy Chalcedonian Liar
  • Protostrator
  • ***************
  • Posts: 23,948
  • Pray for Christians in Radom!
  • Faith: Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Diocese of Białystok and Gdańsk
Re: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2013, 07:28:55 AM »
I've seen it. Better than I had expected it to be.
Hyperdox Herman, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - fb, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - tt

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who can watch the watchmen?

Offline Punch

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,800
Re: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2013, 03:17:41 PM »
Excellent movie.  I like watching it almost as much as Howard Hughes liked watching Ice Station Zebra (which I also like, btw).
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 19,039
  • Excelsior
Re: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2013, 03:54:06 PM »
It was really good!

Online Dominika

  • Troublesome Sheep
  • Section Moderator
  • Archon
  • *****
  • Posts: 2,646
  • Serbian/Polish
    • My youtube channel
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: POC, but my heart belongs to Antioch
Re: The Island (2006) - Have you seen it ?
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2013, 08:30:38 AM »
That's one of my favourite movies, for sure I will watch it again from time to time. Even my Roman Catholic mother was truly touched by it.

The movie can be a source of various spiritual thoughts, and it also made me laugh a few times.
Pray for persecuted Christians, especially in Serbian Kosovo and Raška, Egypt and Syria