Burstyn received her fifth Oscar nomination for this provocative exploration of faith with a feminist edge. A woman’s near-death experience leaves her with the power to heal, leading to speculation that she has been touched by the divine. The New York Times called Burstyn’s performance “radiant, and so steadying it lets the movie exert a tremendous emotional pull.”
by Ellen Burstyn
The 7pm screening will feature an introduction by star Ellen Burstyn moderated by author Foster Hirsch (Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King).