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Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)

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The phrase "entertaining angels" refers to the practice of treating all guests--be they kings or peasants--as if they were visiting angels. This is the challenge for all humble Christians and the one Dorothy Day rises to meet. Written by B.D. Cruz

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No force could sway her. No fear could stop her.

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Rated PG-13 for a range of thematic elements, some sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »
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Entertaining Angels  »

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The Best Movie No One's Seen
28 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

This may be the best film no one has seen, despite the brief but important performance of rising star Heather Graham. {Perhaps the awkward title kept people away). "Entertaining Angels" does what few movies have: explore inner, spiritual conflict dramatically and intelligently. This is an engaging, challenging work for everyone. The film overall is not preachy, yet the religious dimension here is real, just as it is real in the lives of millions of Americans, whether the Hollywood inner-circle likes it or not.


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