R | | Drama, Thriller
A priest of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Writer/director Paul Schrader stated in an interview this film would be different from what he has ever done, calling it a film more in the vein of Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson and Andrei Tarkovsky.
Reverend Ernst Toller:
Well somebody's got to do something!
In each of the cafe scenes at the mega church, the coffee cups still have the manufacturer stickers on the bottoms.
$97,562 (USA) (20 May 2018)
$3,448,256 (USA) (2 August 2018)