It is easy to portray human brokenness and the dismantling of the human soul cinematically. Indeed, the world is overflowing with such films. However, what is rare and exceedingly difficult to portray is the wonder of human redemption, the power of unconditional love, the presence of genuine goodness, the reality of hope and the boundless joy of living a worthwhile life.
Greg Jesson, ‘Defining Love Through the Eye of the Lens’ in R. Douglas Geivett and James S. Spiegel (eds.), Faith, Film and Philosophy: Big Ideas on the Big Screem (Downers Grove, Il., IVP, 2007) p. 52