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Joe's Ark

Directed by Alan Bridges
United Kingdom, 1974
TV Movie, Drama

Synopsis

A father’s religious faith is questioned in light of his daughter dying of cancer. Part of the BBC Play for Today strand.

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Joe's Ark Directed by Alan Bridges

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  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film Joe's Ark

    The End is (Almost) Nigh... Rather more equivocal than most Potter works, this 'test of faith' drama draws on his typical themes - religious proselytism, disability, dysfunctional familial relationships, death - in a dry but thought-provoking play that sets out counter positions with clarity. On a technical point, the lighting is well nuanced for a studio-based play of this era with good use of shadow and reflection.