C.S. Lewis: Through the Shadowlands

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies, Marriage & Commitment, Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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Joss Ackland portrays the beloved writer C.S. Lewis in reenactments staged for this documentary that traces the tragic love affair Lewis had with Joy, a woman who had converted from Judaism to Christianity in large part because of the devout Catholicism in Lewis' novels. When her life ends suddenly and tragically, Lewis must wrestle with a severe crisis of faith.

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Catholicism, grief, Judaism, re-enactment, tragic-love, writer