All Saints

2017

Drama

103
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 93%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 78%
IMDb Rating 6 10 1,146

Synopsis


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Cast

Barry Corbin as Charlie McCloud, Stage Driver
Cara Buono as Angela
David Keith as Bishop Reed
John Corbett as Dr. Covey
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800.23 MB
1280*720
English
PG
23.976 fps
108 min
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1.66 GB
1920×1080
English
PG
23.976 fps
108 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by David White (dawh1) 8 / 10 / 10

Not really how things work

I loved the movie. It was very inspiring, all the more so because apparently it really happened, or most of it did. However, I am an Episcopalian, and I know that some of what was depicted couldn't really happen the way it was presented. A diocese can't balance its budget by the resignation of the bishop and the use of his salary for some other purpose. A diocese has to have a bishop. The definition of a diocese is the jurisdiction of a bishop. If the bishop resigns, there has to be an election of a replacement bishop. Secondly, the Bishop of Tennessee can't appoint a priest in his diocese to a position at St. Thomas, Fifth Avenue, New York. For that matter, neither can the Bishop of New York. St. Thomas is a self-governing parish, and the rector, wardens, and vestry would make that decision. There might have been some conversation between the Bishop of Tennessee and the Bishop of New York which led to a suggestion by the Bishop of New York to the Rector of St. Thomas to consider Fr. Spurlock for a vacant position. But the decision was made at St. Thomas and was not as clear-cut as it was shown in the movie.

Reviewed by Samuela55 9 / 10 / 10

Good acting, love John Corbett, however...

All of the acting is good and I love John Corbett. Prior to watching this movie I knew nothing about the suffering of the Burmese Karen people and was educated about them by this movie. Unfortunately the ending of this movie is so depressing that I believe that this movie should not have been made about this situation.

Reviewed by katetsubata 9 / 10 / 10

Embracing and Hopeful

I was pleasantly surprised by the strong acting and professional quality of this film. "All Saints" depicts the struggle of a fledgling pastor to revive a nearly-defunct church, while trying to meet the needs of a wave of refugees from war-torn Burma. While many faith- based films focus on miraculous conversions and battles with the secular, this film dealt with the more prevalent problems many congregations experience. Shrinking membership and aging populations, as well as the financial struggles of maintaining buildings--these are the painful reality for many faith communities. Poised for dissolution, the All Saints Episcopal church is about to be sold off, and the members scattered. Rather than go along with the sale, the people band together--old and new--to try to save the church through growing produce. The story is powerful, and the filmmakers have mixed professional actors and actual congregation members in the cast. This, and the use of the actual church and grounds for the filming location, brings a strong authentic feel to the film. Audiences will resonate with both the dilemma--and the solutions found by the main characters. Kudos to all for a relevant and uplifting film!

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