Voice Of The Hurricane

  • 1964
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Attempts to send moral messages via film usually result in preachy, overly talky comments about man's need to be nicer to man. This is a consequence of trying to approach the moral problem directly, instead of in the more-subtle contexts of character and plot development. VOICE OF THE HURRICANE differs not a speck from earlier efforts, with British East...read more

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Attempts to send moral messages via film usually result in preachy, overly talky comments about man's need to be nicer to man. This is a consequence of trying to approach the moral problem directly, instead of in the more-subtle contexts of character and plot development. VOICE OF THE

HURRICANE differs not a speck from earlier efforts, with British East Africa being the setting for young white liberals in the middle of a battle between bigoted colonial rulers and angry black revolutionaries. The characters come out looking like grotesque sterotypes whose words, rather than

their actions, explain their motivation. The Moral Rearmament Movement was responsible for this particular bit of cinematic moral posturing. Founded at Oxford University in the 1920s by Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, a German-American evangelist, the group eventually gained a foothold in the US and

produced an earlier message film, THE CROWNING EXPERIENCE, in 1960.

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