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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

TCP #82: Doubt


I am back again at Tuesday Couch Potatoes. It has been a while since I last shared. Today's theme is Movies with Best Actress Awards. So here we go!

Remember the famous characters of Miranda Priestly, Janine Roth and Donna Sheridan? What about Sister Aloysius Beauvier? They were all played by one of my favorite actresses - Meryl Streep. She's the strict principal of Bronx Catholic school and has observed the unusual behavior of a popular priest, Father Flynn.

The film Doubt is a 2008 film adaptation of John Patrick's Shanley. It was set in 1964 at a Catholic church in the Bronx, New York. At first, I thought the movie was boring, dark and dull but as I went on, I fully understand the movie. Sister Aloysius questioned and demands the truth from Father Flynn about the illicit relationship with a troubled altar boy named Donald. 

At the end, Sister Aloysius says that "In the pursuit of wrongdoing, one steps away from God." So this reminded me of something greater about my life if ever I will do something wrong, I am putting distance from God.

Tuesday Couch Potatoes - where we blog about our favorite movies each week.



9 comments:

Maricel said...

haven't watched the movie but based on the synopsis you have here, seems like an interesting movie! think I should grab a copy soon. :)

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Jona said...

i'm not familiar with this movie. thanks for dropping by at my TCP entry!

Hazelicious929 said...

Meryl Streep is good and eloquent in this movie.

genny said...

mmmmmmmmm......sounds interesting. i like meryl streep. will definitely look for this movie soon.

simply kim said...

hmmm.. haven't seen this one. i think i must, lol!

anne said...

Haven't heard of this girl, but the synopsis interests me so much thanks for dropping by

pehpot said...

Meryl Streep is a really great actress.. and I was shocked when I heard her sing..

Hazelicious929 said...

I love her movie Mama Mia. She's great! Thanks for the visit!

Mommy Trish said...

i love Meryl Streep. this is the first time though that I've heard of this film. thanks for the visit. :)