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  • While I remembered (and am sorry to say I used to poke fun at) Keitel's animal anguish when confronted by his vision of Christ, I failed to recognize how powerfully it works as counterpoint to the performance's overall stoicism. Probably a great film, and my rating is only this low because it's not the kind of great film to which I feel any deep personal connection—you really need to be lapsed (any religion), at the very least, to embrace Ferrara wholeheartedly.