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The Cathedral (2002)
"Katedra" (original title)

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An explorer visits what appears to be the ruins of a gothic cathedral. There seem to be some strange statues, though, whose faces follow him as he makes his way to the end; the sun comes out, and he stops at the edge of a cliff.

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Is religion the opiate of the people, or something darker? A pilgrim happens on an unfinished cathedral, with Gothic vaults and Gaudiesque echoes, poised on the edge of a cliff. As he walks through, statuary appears, and these figures hold the key to the essence of religion. Do insight and discovery await the pilgrim? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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La catedral  »

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When the protagonist looks at the cathedral interior, he holds the light right in front of his face. This would effectively blind him and preclude seeing the walls. He should keep the light behind or above his face. See more »

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Brilliant animation
17 March 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This animated film from Poland features some truly outstanding animation. The character animation and the scenery shots in this sci fi tale are brilliant. The story itself is somewhat hard to follow, but as a spectacle of animation it is a terrific film. GRADE: A


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