The Gates of Damascus (2005)

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    United Kingdom

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Documentary. For Myrna Nazzour, a Syrian housewife and mother, miracles are a matter of course. She claims to bear the stigmata wounds of Christ's crucifixion, and reports having ecstatic visions of Jesus and Mary. This film follows her re-enactment of the Passion story; over Easter weekend, her body becomes a spectacle and her home becomes a shrine. Pilgrims, doctors and journalists come from around the world to witness the miracle, and to listen to the revelations from the woman who many condiser a living saint.

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