The film purports to examine the fall of pagan culture and the rise of Christianity by moving the camera very slowly around a circular set filled with stationary actors forming an allegorical representation of Byzantine artwork.
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slower than the slowest torture. maybe that's the 'idea', though i never asked for the privilege to relive the beginnings of christianity through visual martyrdom.. gosh. i feel beaten and stoned to coma.