Bonhoeffer, Agent of Grace

Bonhoeffer, Agent of Grace

DVD - 2000?
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What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film.


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Dec 30, 2011

SDH & closed-caption review:
[o= non-existent; 1 = poor; 2 = fair; 3 = good, 4 = excellent].
English sub-titles are available; closed captions are not available.
I gave the DVD sub-titles a 1 rating = poor. The words are lower-case, tiny, in white font with hazy/blurry edges. They're not superimposed over a black background and are very challenging to read.

[The jacket blurb states the DVD is closed-captioned; this is incorrect, as is the SPL bibliographic "full record." The DVD only has subtitles; no closed-captions are available.]

Oct 03, 2011

There are many unsung heroes in history, and this is one of them. Though he was not visibly active like the officers in the movie "Valkyrie"; Dr. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a quiet Lutheran minister who became a light for those in the dark places during the Nazi regime.
I have always meant to watch this movie and now that I did, I find it encouraging that even when the country was under the control of twisted morals, he stood his ground - even at the cost of his life.


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