The Mill and the Cross

In 1564 Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted “The Procession of Calvary,” of Christ carrying the Cross set in a large landscape, painted in 1564:

Justin Taylor writes:

What does it all mean? A new movie (now out on DVD and available for instant-streaming for Netflix), tries to bring it to life…A reviewer writes, “the narrative is not the point—the extraordinary imagery is. The painting literally comes to life in this spellbinding film, its wondrous scenes entering the viewer like a dream enters a sleeping body.”

For a couple of appreciative Christian reviews, see this one from CT Movies and this one from Christ and Pop Culture.

I haven’t watched the movie yet, but after watching the trailer, I am really intrigued. It looks like a stunning and unique viewing experience. Take a look:

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