Passion Play

  • 8 10
  • 2019
  • 10min
Passion Play
  • Original Title: Passion Play

Using cinematic techniques, the performance of the crucifixion of Christ interpreted by ordinary people in a village in the Philippines is turned into an epic film to reflect on the staging of religious passages.

Passion Play

Passion Play. An epic crucifixion of Christ

“Passion Play” observes a visceral re-enactment of Christ’s crucifixion portrayed by the people of Angles, Philippines. 

The film is a mediation on religious traditions and spectacle that gradually divorces itself from reality and embraces a bombastic orchestral score, emphasizing the performative and theatrical aspects of worship. 

The subjectively of shock and delight, worship and sacrilege, meet in a tense document of passions not for the squeamish. 

Derek Howard
Derek Howard Director

Production Companies

Blindfold Productions

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