Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer (2010)




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Documentary , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Largely predictable.

Full Review… | April 7, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

Though initially fascinating, this two-hour travelogue soon becomes repetitive as it forsakes stark desert isolation for icon-festooned churches and overcrowded ceremonies.

Full Review… | April 6, 2011
Top Critic

Tackles the ancient and the unknown with such repetitive and increasingly unenlightening means that the documentary soon morphs into an overlong travelogue.

Full Review… | April 5, 2011
Village Voice
Top Critic

For a film so bent on celebrating the power of silence, Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer has a whole lot of explanatory talking.

Full Review… | April 13, 2011
Slant Magazine

A documentary that presents a long-needed overview of Eastern spirituality in our time with its emphasis on prayer, silence, and living icons.

Full Review… | March 31, 2011
Spirituality and Practice

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