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3.3
42 Ratings

Gospel According to Harry

Directed by Lech Majewski
Poland, 1994
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

The Pacific has dried up and California has become a desert. Wes and Karen try to make the best of it but life is hard on them; even sex hurts. The only person who enjoys himself is Harry, the tax collector.

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Gospel According to Harry Directed by Lech Majewski

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1994

What are people saying?

  • Sunrise's rating of the film Gospel According to Harry

    While Majewski's extreme formalism creates an un-enticing glacial pace, he does craft amazing moments in which a traditional reading of Christian "gospel" is contrasted with a tale that is evidently more grounded in the capitalist reality that is spurned by the infamous text. The vast sand-scapes illuminate a barren world in which dust becomes the annoyance of worldly sins that can never be eliminated nor ignored.