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The Encounter (I) (2010)

 -  Drama  -  3 May 2011 (USA)
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Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure. They place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems... See full summary »

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Drunken Father
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Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure. They place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them... and claims he is Jesus. Written by Viewer

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O Caminho Para a Eternidade  »

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The man getting waited on at the very end, in the outdoor restaurant, is the director of the film, David A.R. White. See more »

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When the characters are driving at the beginning you can see the background outside of the car doesn't move or change, even though they are supposed to be moving. See more »

Quotes

Hank: Hey, how did you know our names?
Jesus: I'm Jesus. I know everything. I know all of you. I've known you since before you were born. And I've got a plan for each of you, a perfect plan. All you have to do is believe in me.
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If you're a real (American) Christian, then you'll love it, otherwise don't waste your time
26 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

I feel terrible that I wasted my time to start watching the movie because the rating was very high. Apparently, a bunch of super Christians rate this movie super high only because of the simplistic biblical content. But even if you don't care about the message of this movie, then every single piece of this movie is an insult to cinema. Actors are horrible, sound effect/soundtracks are very annoying, sound even changes suddenly through a single dialogue, and so on. It would be only acceptable as an introduction to cinema class project. I feel stupid for not reading what the movie is about before watching it only because the ratings were high! So bottom line, if you want to brainwash a kid with Christian propaganda or you go to church every Sunday and rate yourself higher than 9/10 on believer/non-believer spectrum, then have fun but for GOD's sake don't rate this movie high.


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