Strangers to the World is screening as part of the 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival.

The big problem that Strangers to the World faces is that it’s coming to us after the release of A Hidden Life last year. Both cover the life of Austrian Catholic conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, but one is a well-made documentary while the other is a gorgeous tone poem by the premier philosophical filmmaker of his time, Terrence Malick. They’re not even in the same weight class. It’s a damn shame – you wait all day for a bus, and then two show up at once.

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