The story of English War Poet Siegfried Sassoon from WW 1 through his many affairs with gay men to his marriage with Hester to his conversion to the Catholic Church.
By the Grace of God (2018)
The true story of how a group of tormented men in Lyons France struggled to bring the Catholic Church to justice over their abuse by priests when they were boys.
I, the Worst of All (1990)
The true story of the 17th century Mexican poet/nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz who ran afoul of the archbishop because of her writings championing the rights of women & popular plays regarded as too sexual.
A Hidden Life (2019)
The story of how Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter refused to salute Hitler or serve in the army, resulting in his martyrdom.
DANCING AT LUGHNASA (1998)
From the February 1999 Visual Parables. Rated PG. Running time: 1 hour 35 min. Our content ratings: Violence 1; Language 2; Sex/Nudity 3 Our star rating (1-5): 5 Praise the Lord!… Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance Psalm 150:1-4 Dance, then, wherever you may …
To read my entire review of this Best Picture Oscar winner—click on the image.
Jimmy’s Hall (2014)
Jimmy Gralton’s story is set in/around the hall he reopens as a community center, much against the will of the local priest. Due to his radical views Jimmy was the only man deported as an alien by his government, even though he was born near the hall.
A Man For All Seasons (1966)
When King Henry VIII broke with the Pope because he wanted to divorce his wife only his Chancellor Sir Thomas More dared defy him, thus losing his life.
On the 50th birthday of the son given up for adoption without her consent, a retired English nurse engages the help of a journalist to try to find out his fate. They discover just how cruel and heartless the convent that had taken her in when she became pregnant out of wedlock.
Our Fathers (2005)
The story of the lawsuit against Archbishop Law over the coverup of priests who molested children is told through the eyes of a group of victims.