Under the Sun of Satan
aka Sous le soleil de Satan First screened in April 2004 / Most recently screened in April 2012
Director: Maurice Pialat. Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Alain Artur, Yann Dedet, Brigitte Legendre,
Jean-Claude Bourlat, Philippe Pallut, Pierre D'Hoffelize, Corinne Bourdon, Thierry Der'ven, Vincent Peignaux. Screenplay: Sylvie Danton and Maurice Pialat (based on the novel by Georges Bernanos). Twitter Capsule:
Eerie, muscular, hypnotic. Conjures divinity as a fathomless mystery, cruel myth, and brute, tactile fact.
On short list of greatest modern films about belief and its trials. Scrupulous about mood, environment. Maybe a stereotype of arthouse austerity, but give it a shot.