‘Man of God’ — A Film of Faith and ‘Tranquility of the Soul’ for Our Troubled Time, by James Day

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‘Man of God’ was shot on location in Greece. (photo: Simeon Entertainment and View Master Films)

The movie will be shown on 800 screens throughout the U.S. on March 21 and March 28.

By James Day, EWTN News, March 20, 2022

James DayThere may be no better time for the release of the new faith-based drama Man of God than in today’s climate. Told in a style echoing the elegiac films of Terrence Malick (The Thin Red LineThe New World), Man of God’s contemplative tone matches the spiritual ascetism of the title character, Nektarios of Aegina.

The film follows Nektarios (Aris Servetalis) as he endures slander from his religious superiors and tribulations from laymen who cannot understand his emphasis on serving the poor and marginalized over advancing his own career in early 20th-century Greece. Through it all, Nektarios refuses to compromise his calling as a man of God. …

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