Fritz Bauerschmidt’s recent posting on sleepy Easter Vigils got me thinking about portrayals of liturgy in the media.  There are, of course, any number of videos on the web featuring liturgies of various kinds.  I am wondering if readers have examples to offer of liturgies depicted in movies or in fictional / dramatic television productions (not live broadcasts of liturgies).  Comments might address the quality of the liturgy but also such things as the nature and quality of the lighting and camera angles, which of themselves can offer an interpretation of the liturgy.  Perhaps some of you have read novels featuring an account of a liturgy; please feel free to share about those as well.  I am in the middle of grading student work at Villanova so I am drawing a blank at the moment but I look forward to the discussion.

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