Foster siblings Vincent and Krystal have been estranged for many years. When they are forced to reunite, their polar opposite paths in life lead to an explosive outcome where each is made to come to terms with their own faults. Vincent is a pastor of a small church struggling with religious doubts and a burgeoning desire for another male pastor. Krystal, on the other hand, has devoted her life to full on exploration and hedonism through the arts yet struggles with the labels placed on her as a result. As each other’s closest confidant as well as biggest critic, Vincent and Krystal attract and repel like magnets. When the siblings reunite, everything comes to a head, both within their relationship and within each of their individual lives.
Edd Blott has nailed the experience one goes through as a leader in the American evangelical church who begins doubting the faith.
I’m an atheist who was once an evangelical Christian training to be a pastor. And even though I haven’t dealt personally with the LGBTIQ+ side of the main character’s story, I still felt like scene by scene this movie was retelling my own experience of doubting while a leader in the church.
The acting was top notch and the soundtrack and awkward silences only added to the emotion that emanated from every scene.
If you have experienced life in the church and either left or have gone through a time of serious doubts, this film will resonate deeply with you.
Director: Edd Blott
Writers: Edd Blott (story), Edd Blott
Stars: Patrick D. Green, Kelly Godell, Jonathan Daniel Miles
Release Date: 5 May 2020 (USA)
Also Known As: The Pure Imprisonment
Filming Locations: Portland, Oregon, USA
Format : MPEG-4
Format profile : Base Media / Version 2
Codec ID : mp42 (mp42)
File size : 1.86 GiB
Duration : 2 h 18 min
Overall bit rate : 1 914 kb/s