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The Rapture

  • R
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • This controversial and highly unusual film explores issues of God, faith and redemption. Sharon, a telephone operator deeply unhappy in both her work and her personal life, seeks relief from her pain by engaging in frequent, anonymous sexual encounters. Then, during one of her erotic adventures, she meets Randy, and unexpectedly discovers in him a man eager to transform her empty world through love. But that just isn't enough for Sharon; she wants something more -- she wants divine salvation. And she believes she's found it when God sends her a vision. Sharon convinces Randy to join her in her spiritual journey, and for a while she experiences the bliss she's always longed for. Then a tragedy changes everything, and Sharon discovers that the Lord may just demand more faith and strength than she can summon...
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 4908

  • Credits
    Mimi Rogers, David Duchovny, Patrick Bauchau, James Le Gros, Will Patton, Carole Davis, Dick Anthony Williams
  • Critic Reviews
    "...[A] fierce, frightening exploration of religious faith pushed to the breaking point....A tough, thoughtful ending that will not soon be forgotten..."
    New York Times

    "...[The] film is bold not only in its serious treatment of religion but in its stark, unnerving storytelling..."
    Film Comment

    "...A nervy, unsettling, edgy piece of work....Compelling..."
    Los Angeles Times

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