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30 Ratings

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija

Macedonia, Belgium, 2019
Drama

Synopsis

Every 19th January during Epiphany, a unique ceremony takes place all around Macedonia: the high priest throws a cross into the local waters while hundreds of men charge for it. The one who finds it is blessed for the whole next year and becomes kind of a local hero.

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God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya Directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska

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  • johmus's rating of the film God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

    This is authentic storytelling without fearing to add layers of depth to the picture. A local case of arrested development becomes a mass hysteria that personifies the weak strings of societal traditions that are constantly under the attack of personal insecurities masked by ambitious purposefulness. A simple film about the possibility of reinventing yourself in your thirties while the world is going mad.

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