God's Land (2011)

God's Land





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At the stroke of midnight on the Twenty-Fifth of March, in the suburban Texas town of Garland, the voice of God will be heard. The directive of the Creator will pre-empt all other programming on Cable Channel 18, and there He will deliver a message of eternal love, space travel and the end of the world. lawyers, professors and their families. They do their best to blend in to their new surroundings: they buy land, try to learn English and dress exclusively in white jumpsuits, boots and large white cowboy hats... -- (C) Official Site … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Preston Miller
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Mr. Miller is far too leisurely - and takes far too much time - with a story largely blind to the sometimes fatal cost of fanaticism.

Full Review… | October 27, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 28, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 27, 2011
Top Critic

Long, slow but sometimes sharply observed drama about cultural differences and efforts to breach them.

Full Review… | October 28, 2011
Film Journal International

An exploration of the spiritual challenges of membership in a religious cult that is obsessed with the end of the world and an escape to paradise.

Full Review… | October 27, 2011
Spirituality and Practice

The film is far more successful when it either focuses on the central family or suggests via visual means the odd correspondences between cult and town.

Full Review… | October 23, 2011
Slant Magazine

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