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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; LSU film professor Joshua Overbay?s low-budget but quietly affecting As It Is In Heaven shows how much can be done with limited resources as long as all the crucial elements are in place. Shot in a scant 17 days with ...

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Review: As It Is In Heaven

LSU film professor Joshua Overbay?s low-budget but quietly affecting As It Is In Heaven shows how much can be done with limited resources as long as all the crucial elements are in place. Shot in a scant 17 days with a crew consisting almost entirely of film students while Overbay taught at Kentucky?s Asbury University, the movie portrays the rise of a charismatic religious-cult leader and his power struggle with the son of the sect?s original ?prophet.? Armed with a subtle script written by his wife, Ginny Lee Overbay, the director sidesteps easy caricatures and stereotypes to find the humanity at the core of religious fervor.? [ Read more ]

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