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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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Maria Kucharska ...
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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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Most takes show the system to consist of three bodies: the planet with the cathedral, the white sun, and the big object that eclipses the sun. The reappearance of light in the cathedral comes from the movement of the big object, and the sun remains stationary relative to the cathedral throughout the movie. Still, in two takes shadows of the cathedral columns/and or rays of lights appear to move relative to the cathedral, as if the sun moved very quickly relative to the cathedral. See more »

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Robbed At The Oscars
26 May 2003 | by (Rosebush, Mi) – See all my reviews

This film is absolutely amazing. This is one of those categorys at the Oscars you don't pay much attention to. When are you ever going to see any of these? Besides, I am hungry so forget this, I am going to the fridge. And I would have this year, had I not seen this truly stunning peace. A friend of mine went to college with the director of this movie. He told me about it and got a copy for me to view. Honestly, it is absolutely stunning and is by far the best computer animation I have ever seen. The thing is a mere 7 minutes long, yet it took more then 3 years to make. A true peace of art. If you can find this anywhere, take the time and enjoy it.


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