The Brand New Testament

The Brand New Testament

Le tout nouveau testament

DVD - 2017 | French
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God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back.
Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] :, Music Box Films,, [2017]
Branch Call Number: FIC Brand
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,rda
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: Ontario Film Review Board rating - Not rated


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May 30, 2018

A feminist view of what could be, tongue in cheek. Very well acted, in spite of the Chinese woman who is playing at being Inuk. A fun look at how the world came to be.

Feb 20, 2018

Totally irreverent and silly fun.

Jan 12, 2018

Worth watching, but not to everyone's tastes.

Dec 28, 2017

God is a bitter, petty, violent a**hole and his daughter has had enough. She crashes his computer and goes on a quest to find enough apostles to turn the hockey team into baseball in support of her mother. Full of quirky moments, faulty characters and more. One of my favourite scenes is when the priest clocks the God figure. Worth watching, but not to everyone's tastes.

Dec 18, 2017

"The Brand New Testiment" is a very European film . A spiritual comedy with emotional depth. The typical stereo type white male God is portrayed as a scoundral & gets his come upings in the end by the female side of God. That is God's wife & his 10 year old daughter. God runs the world via a computer which is very apocoplyptic. The daughter sabtages his his computer & escapes to earth were all Hell breaks loose for the betterment of humanity. The male God is not believed as God & is departed to a washing machine factory in Uzbakistan for eternity. God's wife takes over the computer & the world lives happily ever after.

Jun 24, 2017

I love quirky films that make you question and evaluate all the values you were taught to believe were "right and proper" while growing up, and this one did just that. Will many feel it is filled with blasphemy? Absolutely! This movie will bring out strong emotions in many, and I believe it was meant to do just that. I loved it and highly recommend it!

Jun 20, 2017

What a truly fantastic and artistic gem this one is. Don't pass it up.

May 31, 2017

An enjoyable ride, chaotic and heartfelt, hopeful and inspired.

Nov 20, 2016

(Subtitles.) I liked this movie. The whole movie is blasphemy, so be aware of that. It's got some dark moments, some slightly twisted moments, and a lot of light and pretty moments. Reminded me a bit of "Amelie" in places. Highly recommended if you're bored of movies you can predict the movements of.

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