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14 Ratings

The Sin of Jesus

Directed by Robert Frank
United States, 1961


The Sin of Jesus was based on the story of Isaac Babel, a woman on a chicken farm who spends her days working at an egg-sorting machine.

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The Sin of Jesus Directed by Robert Frank

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  • Jason's rating of the film The Sin of Jesus

    All great artists are, of course, amateurs. The cinema has less room for the amateur because: $$$. So here we have something appropriately amateur, made w/ heart instead of experience, instead of expertise. This is basically underground cinema, in the strict sense, but it is a classical literary tale told po–faced. Whether of not it was intended as a calling card, it commands reverence. Sweet, sweet solemn stuff.

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